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Re: Tahoma: anti-aliasing free: bad hinted "a" or "z"

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Tahoma: anti-aliasing free: bad hinted "a" or "z"
Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 21:17:38 +0200 (CEST)

Hello Serando,

> Attached are some examples.  [...]

I can confirm both the problem with letter 'z' at 15ppem, and the
issue with letter 'a' at 16ppem.

> How can I get the same hinting for Tahoma "a" and "z" like it is in
> windows?

Right now, you can't.  Please file a bug report at

so that the rendering difference is not forgotten.  Note that it isn't
always possible to get exactly the same rendering as with Windows: The
TrueType specification is often too vague, and we have to find out the
the hard way using trial and error how Windows is doing things.


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