[cairo] LCD filtering in cairo, use default filter?

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Jan 14 16:28:36 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 19:00 -0500, Carl Worth wrote:
> I still see lot's of cyan blur with DEFAULT and LIGHT. A word with
> lots of vertical elements, ("brillig" is a great one for example),
> really shows off how bad it can be. I will grant that the LEGACY
> color fringing on a glyph like 'w' is quite objectionable. (Again,
> this is with Sans 6 and Sans 8, but this time with the autohinter.)

I see DEFAULT doing a much better job at Courier New with autohinter at
very small sizes.  In most other cases I agree that LEGACY looks better
here.  But then again, I don't use LCD subpixel by default.


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