[Pixman] Proposal for pixman's glyph rendering: alpha correction

Antti Lankila alankila at bel.fi
Wed Mar 13 06:59:23 PDT 2013

I have a suggestion for getting sRGB-like text rendering without having sRGB alpha blending primitive. It's based on adjusting the alpha values of the glyph masks based on text foreground color without knowledge of the background color. I generated a writeup of it here:


This looks like something that pixman's new glyph rendering code might consider doing. Thoughts?

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