[Fontconfig] Greatly improved subpixel filtering in Xft

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu May 6 08:48:17 EST 2004

Around 16 o'clock on May 5, Anders Kaseorg wrote:

> The current subpixel filtering in Xft is nearly useless, as black text 
> tends to come out as a distracting mixture of red and blue:

The current filter was designed to be used in conjunction with well hinted 
text, that's for sure.  I wonder if you might compare the results of 
correctly hinted glyphs with your new filter; I'm concerned that extending 
the filter beyond a single pixel will cause those edges to be fuzzier.


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