Beta2: Nice job!
gallatin at cs.duke.edu
Mon Aug 22 13:56:47 GMT 2005
pav at FreeBSD writes:
> Andrew Gallatin p=ED=B9e v po 22. 08. 2005 v 09:23 -0400:
> > > Try native mozilla/firefox, you will be pleasantly surprised with the
> > > slicky smoothness of fonts delivered by freetype and libXft.
> > I'm sorry, I should have mentioned: Native versins of firefox and
> > other gnomish things (thunderbird) look just as blurry. Xfce menus
> > and title bars look bad, etc. The only fonts which look decent
> > are the 15-year old X11 fonts that xterm and xemacs use.
> Ah, so the deal is that you actually don't like the antialiasing
> smoothness we all love. Hmm.
Maybe it is something wrong with my eyes?
The odd thing is that when I hook my powerbook to my 1600x1200 lcd,
somehow MacOSX makes fonts look decent. They are still blurry,
but not nearly so bad.
> www/mozilla port have "Enable Xft font anti-aliasing" option, you could
> try to toggle this off and try it.
Aha! setenv GDK_USE_XFT 0 will do the same thing at runtime.. This
seems to improve things quite a bit.
But I just don't see how other people can stand the defaults with
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