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Re: [ft-devel] [ttfautohint] stem width handling is now selectable

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] [ttfautohint] stem width handling is now selectable
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:50:54 +0200 (CEST)

> Started to post test results at


> Any votes for other fonts i should test?

What about Roboto? :-)

> The results are pretty good i think. The new routine run with the -w
> 'gGD' arg improves rendering on Cleartype GDI & DW. Still a few
> smaller issues to look out for. But i can also start to now see
> instances where some render details are superior under ttfautohint
> output.

IMHO, using `-w gGD' is just for testing purposes.  I suggest that the
right option should be either `-w G' (which is currently the default)
or probably `-w GD' so that grayscale rendering always uses smooth
stem widths, as was the case before.


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