[Bug 106] freetype-2.1.3
bdubbs at swbell.net
Wed Jan 8 07:25:56 PST 2003
Jeroen Coumans wrote:
>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
Reading the above link has persuaded me that the book should not set the
BTYECODE option. I will remove it and put in a note why some users may
want to use it.
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