[cairo] Trying to figure out some rasterization problems

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Apr 22 10:03:46 PDT 2013

On 13-04-22 07:53 AM, David Kastrup wrote:
> 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.


Have you considered putting your primitives in a font and render using the
Postscript text primitives?


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