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Re: fuzzy fontness



On Sat, 30 Aug 2003, Sean Middleditch wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-08-30 at 11:06, rhllist assursys co uk wrote:
> > On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > 
> > >  Redhat9 gave me very crisp, clear fonts.  Updating to Rawhide, I
> > > noticed they got rather fuzzy - the AA isn't as good.  I'm running an
> > > LCD, and I _do_ have sub-pixel smoothing on.  (Same setting as we/
> > > RH9.)  Using the Vera fonts in GNOME.
> > 
> > You could try rebuilding the freetype package with the bytecode interpreter
> > enabled; I've found it improves rendering noticeably.
> 
> Was this enabled in RH9?  Because it did get worse; if that didn't
> change, then it's something else I need to fix.

Pass; I'm not using RH9, I just suggested it as something you might like to
try (RH8 has it disabled by default).

> Also, isn't using the bytecode interpreter illegal in the US without a
> rather expensive license?

I wouldn't be surprised. That's why RH don't/didn't used to enable it by
default, AFAIK.

Best Regards,
Alex.




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