[Fontconfig] Stripping AA completely from fonts

Ambrose Li acli at ada.dhs.org
Thu Jul 10 12:08:13 EST 2003

On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 11:54:12PM +0300, Ciprian Popovici

> If so, it's quite the opposite of what I was wishing for back
> when AA was still in diapers: no AA for small font sizes and
> AA for big font sizes.

Based on my own experience, I do think that
freetype2+fontconfig+xft will render fonts worse than freetype1
at small sizes if you turn off AA, unless I am shown that I am

> Is this even a fontconfig matter or should be addressed in
> freetype?

This definitely is not a fontconfig issue; I think it is likely
a freetype thing.

Ambrose LI Cheuk-Wing  <a.c.li at ieee.org>


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