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Re: unicode font-backend + tiling

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: unicode font-backend + tiling
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 14:16:14 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
> > It's quite easy to display characters without aa
> > (anti-aliasing), but the problem is how we specify aa or
> > non-aa for a specific set of characters/fonts.  We may want
> > aa even for Chinese characters if the font size is smaller
> > than some threshold.  So, we must design a flexible
> > interface that can be controlled by users.

> Couldn't Emacs, by default at least, just let xft/freetype/whatever
> decide?

Perhaps possible for xft backend.  I've just installed a
change for that.

> I was under the impression that other apps just did that, and
> it seems to work well (roman letters use aa, cjk doesn't use aa at
> "normal" sizes, but _does_ at big sizes).

I've thought that aa is useful for small sizes.

Kenichi Handa

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