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Re: Which one is better Ubuntu Or Fedora 9



David Hláčik wrote:
Are you referring to some of the freetype font hinting which is patent
encumbered? If so, a rpmfusion package is available for that. Ubuntu hasn't
done any specific patching in that area afaik.

Well that is not true , they patched cairo , freetype, libXft with
patented bytecode hinting , please check that topic
http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=186789

Seems odd to require changes so deep down in the stack for just font rendering but thanks anyway. Useful info.

Rahul









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