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Re: [Devel] Artifacts in aliased font rendering

From: Keith Packard
Subject: Re: [Devel] Artifacts in aliased font rendering
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 10:11:40 -0700

Around 15 o'clock on Jun 18, Werner LEMBERG wrote:

> Hmm, I've just had a look at verdana.ttf (from a Win98 version) with
> ftview (from the current CVS), and it looks exactly as you describe it
> as `good' -- see attached image.  With other words, the sample code
> used in ftview gives correct results.

Verdana at 9 pixels high looks exactly like the "good" image in
'gwaterfall' running freetype 2.1.7-2.1 (debian unstable).

-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       139640 Nov 28  2001 Verdana.TTF

3ba52ab1fa0cd726e7868e9c6673902c  Verdana.TTF

This is the Verdana which is downloadable for free, I even verified with 
lsof that gwaterfall really was using this font.  Now, I'll grant that 8 
pixels looks terrible; that's a size which has no 

(gwaterfall is available from my CVS repository at


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