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Re: [ft-devel] freetype on the iPhone mentioned

From: Behdad Esfahbod
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] freetype on the iPhone mentioned
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 18:45:13 -0400
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Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>> If you scroll down far enough in the Settings > General > About >
>> Legal section on an iPhone, you'll see a reference to the FreeType
>> license.  In my opinion, everyone who has contributed to FreeType
>> should be very proud of the excellent work they've done.
> We are :-) However, it's really surprising that Apple, the mother of
> TrueType, so to say, uses a different implementation.

Indeed.  I wonder why they don't use their own renderer.  Or maybe their
renderer uses FreeType on OS X too?!  Or maybe it's just to support other font
formats?  Bitmap ones maybe?  Donno.


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