Re: gnome and GDK_USE_XFT

On 9 Aug 2002, Michael Meeks wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-08-08 at 15:30, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> > Is it impossible for GTK to use the optimized bitmaps when in XFT
> > mode?
> 	Currently yes, we have one PangoContext per GdkScreen,

OK, thanks.
> 	Also, given the performance cost of scanning both the X server
> fonts, and client side fonts I'd not want that code on my machine.

I don't quite get this -- the X server handles both outline and bitmap
fonts, doesn't it?  Xfontsel and xlsfonts offer me a selection of Type
1, TrueType and bitmap fonts as made available by the choice of font
paths in XF86Config.

> 	I think the best solution is to use a nicely hinted font in
> non AA mode.

I'll try that.

Allin Cottrell.

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