[links-list] Re: font problem and fix

Sven Neumann sven at convergence.de
Mon Nov 11 02:49:38 PST 2002


Reinoud <buzztoh at 13thmonkey.org> writes:

> i made a fontrenderer myself recemtly and honestly hinting is only
> nessisary when your anti-aliasing is sloppy and with small
> pointtypes.. the pointtypes used in links are surely big enough not
> to be bothered with it :)

at what point size are you using fonts in your browser then? Hinting
is at least important up to a size of about 15 points. If yuou think
of embedded devices with small screens you will definitely need well
hinted fonts and a font renderer that supports this feature.

Salut, Sven
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