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Re: [ft-devel] Clean-up of af_loader_load_glyph()

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Clean-up of af_loader_load_glyph()
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:48:05 +0100 (CET)

>>> What exactly is this subpixel hinting and what is needed to
>>> support it?
>> Good question.  I guess it means that hinting support should be
>> added for glyphs where the origin is not positioned at an integer
>> pixel value.
> Do those exist? Would it make a difference?

Sorry, bad wording.  I mean that the user wants to position the glyph
at a non-integer x value, and the auto-hinter tries to `warp' the
glyph horizontally so that it still gets aligned to the grid.


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