[Fontconfig] Problem with bitmap fonts

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Feb 3 13:14:46 PST 2009

Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mardi 03 février 2009 à 15:42 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit :
>> Pat Suwalski wrote:
>>> Actually, isn't that exactly how bitmap information embedded into
>>> True/OpenType is handled?
>> Oll Korrect.  I agree that rounding to integer and matching is what I prefer.
> Actually stretching bitmap should still be done, but only as last resort
> if no vector version of the glyph is available at all.

Note that currently we don't stretch the bitmap.  You ask for a 96px font and
get one rendered at 10px!  That's perhaps fine for the screen, but for vector
output makes zero sense.  Oh well...


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