Re: [dev] [patch] dmenu - support for xft font rendering

From: Ethan Grammatikidis <>
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2010 18:00:17 +0100

Connor Lane Smith wrote:
> If someone were to write a simple clean xft patch for libdraw it could
> be useful, perhaps even integrated into mainline.
This may just be my limited perspective, or it may be my upset stomach
talking, but I'm very surprised to see xft seriously suggested in this
mailing list. Xft is (to me) synonymous with the transition of
from something bad but usable into a black box nightmare best left to
distro tools to cope with. Maybe it wasn't so bad for other people,
maybe it got better.
Received on Wed Sep 01 2010 - 19:00:17 CEST

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