Re: Antialias

Dennis Bjorklund <db zigo dhs org> writes:
> Antialiased (AA) fonts are comming along in XFree86. Keith Packard (one of
> the XFree86 hackers) have hacked away and produced a first try that
> allowes qt to display antialiased text. Here is a link for a screenshot of
> an antialiased Konqueror:
> There is still some more waiting but finally there is hope for AA for us
> who really want it. I know some of you will reply saying that your fonts
> are fine as they are. But I want AA.
> My question is if there are any plans for gnome (or rather gdk) or maybe
> even work already. Can we expect antialiased fonts in gnome 2.0?
> I don't know when the last changes to XFree86 will be in the stable
> realease. But hopefully 4.1 will have it.

GTK 2 has a font abstraction, such that all apps using it can be
transparently moved to AA fonts when they are available. We just have
to wait for an X release that has them...


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