[Bug 14902] Fonts in apps are anti-aliased/hinted in contrast to system setting

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Mon Aug 18 09:53:43 CDT 2008


--- Comment #4 from Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com>  2008-08-18 09:53:42 ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> In this case fonts should look exactly the same as under windows if I
> understand correctly. If this is the case, then something doesn't work
> correctly, as fonts are blurry even using MS native fonts. Could you comment on
> this?

There are several things to take into account for a formal comparison:
1. the fonts (font files) must be exactly the same
2. freetype must have patented hinting enabled
3. even with patented hinting enabled freetype renders fonts slightly
differently from Windows rasterizer

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