[Bug 106] freetype-2.1.3

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at gmx.net
Wed Jan 8 02:37:54 PST 2003


On Tuesday 07 January 2003 23:43, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> It makes the BLFS instructions mor clear, but makes the ftoption.h
> file much less clear.  There are many comments describing the options
> in the file and this moves definitions to a different place.  I did
> consider an append, but decided against it for that reason.

Yes I see your point. 

> As far as the BYTECODE option goes, there seems to be a difference of
> opinion.  I think I'll leave it in for now.  I may consider putting
> in a note that some people will find leaving it out to give better
> rendering. Any suggestions for wording?

"Please note that as of version 2.1.3, the freetype project recommends 
not to enable the bytecode interpetrer. Not only does it violate 
pattents but most fonts are actually better rendered with freetype's 
native auto-hinter." Or use the text as it appears in 
http://www.freetype.org/hinting/smooth-hinting.html#bytecode


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Jeroen Coumans

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