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Re: A supposedly patent-free suggestion/solution to the curious subpixel rendering in Fedora



Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Anyway, to make it clear, the reason the filter in Xft and cairo is
> patent-infringing is not because someone copied it from ClearType.  No. 
> It's infringing because the whole idea of subpixel filtered text rendering
> is patented.  You can implement and reimplement and reimplement.  Doesn't
> make a difference (until the patents expire).

Why is it enabled in F10 and F11's default freetype then?

        Kevin Kofler


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