[Xcb] Carbon, the new xcb based terminal emulator.

Vincent Torri vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Thu Mar 11 05:03:40 PST 2010

On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Arnaud Fontaine wrote:

>>>>>> Jamey Sharp <jamey at minilop.net> writes:
> Hi,
>    >  Hi   Simon!  Congratulations,  you've  triggered   a  more  vocal
>    > discussion than we usually  have. :-) Hey everybody, let's lay off
>    >  the  core  vs.  client   fonts  debate  and  try  to  answer  the
>    > question. :-)
> Just curious (sorry  to keep the debate about the fonts  up), but from a
> performance  point of view,  how client-side  fonts perform  compared to
> server-side? AFAIK, client-side fonts  rely on Render extension which is
> accelerated more or  less by most graphics drivers,  so it should behave
> reasonable well (better?) compared to server-side fonts, isn't it?

it's horribly slow : see Carl Worth's blog


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