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Re: [ft-devel] Announcing FreeType 2.6.2

From: Alexei Podtelezhnikov
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Announcing FreeType 2.6.2
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:56:52 -0500

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:13 AM, Nikolaus Waxweiler <address@hidden> wrote:
> The post is online and I have contacted Phoronix, and about
> it :) Let's see.

Comments on Phoronix indicate the obvious: people do not read beyond
the default LCD filter change, which is related, but not critical.
You've done a good job in docs describing it in
anyway. I suggest removing this filtering part altogether and putting
a reference to the docs at the *end* of the article. I suppose the
article will become a separate page eventually dealing with blending

We have to rework to make it abundantly clear that
FreeType produces coverage maps to be used as alpha channel rather
than final glyph images. The source of this misunderstanding is that does a bad job pointing this out. Shockingly, just one page mentions alpha:

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