[Fontconfig] [PATCH] don't artificially embolden fixed-width fonts

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Wed Feb 11 03:56:31 PST 2015

>> expert - so excuse me if this is a dumb question, but would it be
>> at all plausible to implement some kind of generic non-widening
>> synthetic bold in freetype which it could use for fixed-width
>> fonts, presumably one that just tries to thicken the lines? [...]
> I haven't tried the Infinality patch you mentioned yet (or actually,
> I don't remember, maybe I have, but in this case I paid no attention
> to emboldened fonts) but it does sound interesting. I don't know
> what the prospects of it being merged into upstream are though,
> [...]

Patches welcome :-)


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