Are we going to have it enabled for Fedora 14?
On Wednesday, May 26, 2010, Matthew Miller <mattdm(a)mattdm.org> wrote:
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 07:30:56PM +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> Depends on the criteria you use. The "with bytecode" version has better
> kerning, better shapes, better flow, but is blurry (yeah, without
Not just blurry, though -- awkwardly blurry. At screen resolution, in fact,
I think it's pushing it to even say that the blurriness makes better shapes
-- there's not enough pixels to make that work. The font has no bytecode, so
it's not being hinted.
> But generally, if font looks bad hinted when using BCI, it's most likely
> a bug in font, but when BCI is not present we need to fall back to
> autohinter, not just turn off the hinting.
Absolutely. I'm not opposed to the BCI, just opposed to failing to autohint
non-bytecoded glyphs when the feature is enabled.
Matthew Miller <mattdm(a)mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
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