[cairo] Turning off antialiasing

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 09:38:17 PDT 2004

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 12:19:40 -0400, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 12:04:53 -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > Should these be drawn as glyphs with hinting instead? This problem
> > looks very similar to the fonts at low point size problem. Maybe we
> > need a set of glyphs for matching the visual appearance of other
> > opertating systems.
> I take a similar, but alternate view here. I'd like a system where all
> of the techniques for high-quality glyph rendering, (hinting, sub-pixel
> rendering, sub-pixel placement), can be made available for all graphics
> elements. That's what I'd like some help in designing.

I've heard rumors that the next generation of video card (or maybe
two) will be able to scale and hint on the graphics card. Load your
TrueType glyphs on the card and they will be scaled/hinted on the fly.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at gmail.com

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