[cairo] Trying to figure out some rasterization problems

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Apr 22 04:53:34 PDT 2013

Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> writes:

> But I have to ask: in 2013, who cares about stroke adjustment?  Just
> draw a shape and fill it.  I'm sure no print would look bad.

Reality check: at 600dpi, without stroke adjustment, typical staff lines
oscillate in thickness between 5 and 6 pixels.

Since the lines are comparatively close and parallel, a variation of
+20% in darkness is quite visible.  And yes, it definitely makes the
print look bad.

David Kastrup

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