[cairo-bugs] [Bug 13479] New: Ugly Courier New font with cairo 1.4.12

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Fri Nov 30 23:52:13 PST 2007


           Summary: Ugly Courier New font with cairo 1.4.12
           Product: cairo
           Version: 1.4.12
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: freetype font backend
        AssignedTo: david at freetype.org
        ReportedBy: lonefox at welho.com
         QAContact: cairo-bugs at cairographics.org

With cairo 1.4.12, the Courier New font looks very ugly in various gtk-based
programs.  I think it is rendered without any antialiasing at all.

It is caused by this change:
I recompiled cairo with that code commented out and the font returned to

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