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Re: [ft-devel] Supersampling of TrueType fonts, or: slight native hintin
Re: [ft-devel] Supersampling of TrueType fonts, or: slight native hinting
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:54:25 +0200 (CEST)
> MIRP is commonly used to modify the width of a stem, using the
> previously grid-fitted point/edge of the other side of the stem as
> the reference.
The main issue is the `commonly', I guess...
> The results aren't perfect and DejaVu's hinting breaks, but it might
> be a first step.
I think that in parallel we had to maintain a database of fonts that
don't follow the `common' MIRP usage. The main question is how large
such a database would become. And what about fonts that we don't
know, and that are displayed in a completely broken way?