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

From: hiro <>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 20:56:22 +0200

Kris said:
> I'm currently planning to replace the godawful
> fontconfig XML configuration on with a Scheme-based lookup
> system which may save my sanity, though.

Please do so! I'v configured my current setup with wget, but this
doesn't get the job done at all.

> Admittedly, the newer auto-hinters do a decent job of this these days

The freetype autohinter?
Perhaps this is outdated, but it looks horrible to me.

Hinting patents have expired and any distribution should now be able
to include the proper bytecode interpreter.
Received on Fri Sep 03 2010 - 20:56:22 CEST

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