[CREATE] OpenRaster fallbacks (proposal/RFC)

Øyvind Kolås islewind at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 05:47:16 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Alexandre
Prokoudine<alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to make sure... Should some particular hinting be forced for
> fallback bitmaps of text or the app should store what the user sees
> when saving?

Text rendering is one of the things that one can expect slight
differences in implementation (or even more commonly; a font used not
being installed/embedded) to cause massive differences in output. Thus
it should be encouraged for some OpenRaster exhange setting of export
to save a rasterization of text. It probably also should be part of
any export (or export profile) dialog, where the user is asked what to
do with different categories of filters/plug-ins/capabilities.

/Øyvind K.
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