[poppler] [PATCH] Fix Splash back-end FT_Load_Glyph flags

Benoit Jacob jacob.benoit.1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 07:42:07 PDT 2009

Ah, OK.

Well, all I can say is that the results looked identical to the
results with auto-hinting, see screenshots in 1st thread.

I hope that we agree that they are bad!


2009/10/2 James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com>:
>>>>>> "Benoit" == Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1 at gmail.com> writes:
> Benoit> The results are terrible: it is as if FT_LOAD_NO_AUTOHINT has no
> Benoit> effect at all. The results that I get are exactly the same as
> Benoit> with hinted text, and i'm sure that I haven't enabled the
> Benoit> bytecode interpreter so this can't be native hinting (and anyway
> Benoit> this is the default TeX font which I'm pretty sure is Type 1,
> Benoit> not TrueType) so the only possible conclusion is that
> Benoit> FT_LOAD_NO_AUTOHINT has no effect and auto-hinting is still
> Benoit> being used.
> The Type1/CFF native hinting is unrelated to the GLYF bytecode
> interpreter.  You did get native hinting of your t1 fonts, given
> your description.
> -JimC
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