[Development] about the Cocoa/Freetype fontengine

René J. V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 00:04:27 CET 2017

Nikolaus Waxweiler wrote:

> changes. Nobody could stand to use Macs if bitmap fonts were the
> pinnacle of on-screen legibility.

? Where does that come from and what does it even mean?

>> tweaking fontconfig files do so in part to reduce such differences.
> You can't fix fonts having different hinting strategies, unless you

Please re-read and ponder the difference between fixing something and "tweaking 
to reduce it".

> Lemme reword that: users of apps whose developers switched font engines.

Right, and where did *that* come from in discussion that's about font engine 
choice by the user?

>> I'm curious to see if I'll develop a preference.
> Maybe you find that you prefer what you're used to :)

That'd mean both...

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