[Bug 10342] Implement ClearType also known as SubPixel Rendering

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Mon Jul 21 04:29:48 CDT 2008


--- Comment #13 from Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org>  2008-07-21 04:29:48 ---
(In reply to comment #12)
> Wine doesn't render fonts on its own, it uses Freetype for that task.
> Subpixel rendering (or ClearType) must be done by the fonr engine, not
> by a client application. And since subpixel rendering has been disabled
> in Freetype due to patent reasons this bug is both invalid and wontfix.

The bug seems perfectly valid to me. There's no reason that Wine shouldn't be
able to take advantage of subpixel rendering where it's supported.

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