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Re: [ft-devel] Announcing FreeType 2.6.2

From: Nikolaus Waxweiler
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Announcing FreeType 2.6.2
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:25:46 +0100
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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

Heh, well, probably because that's what the news article mentioned explicitly ;) I'm not sure about removing that part of the article... It is something everybody will notice immediately somehow, after all... And yes, it should get its' own article in the "Documentation" section.

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:

Count me in :) So how about moving from bare HTML files to some fancy static site generator first and then reworking the content? :B

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