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Re: [ft-devel] [patch] bugs in emboldening

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] [patch] bugs in emboldening
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 21:09:47 +0200 (CEST)

> > The `strength' in FT_Outline_Embolden is halved so that, for
> > example, a vertical bar of width W will be, after emboldening, of
> > width "W + strength".  And now it works as the documentation says.
> Now that the code is part of a public release, it'd be better to
> document the current behaviour rather than change it. Otherwise,
> you're going to surprise some people when the new release comes
> out.

I disagree.  People should file a bug report if FreeType doesn't
behave as documented.  This has always been our main policy, and I see
no reason to change it.  Can you give a counterexample?

> Werner, I did warn you about putting some "fresh" code in this
> release!

:-)  Nothing prevents us to release 2.2.0 very soon.


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