[Vm-dev] Fwd: [Pharo-project] New Pharo based on core 10309 with antialiased fonts

Bryce Kampjes bryce at kampjes.demon.co.uk
Wed May 20 19:53:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 23:29 -0700, Andreas Raab wrote:
> David T. Lewis wrote:
> > I don't really know the background on this, but assuming that this is
> > an incremental change to BitBltSimulation, and that the changes are
> > MIT licensed, and also that they are in need of a home, then adding them
> > to the VMMaker package would be the right thing to do.
> > 
> > Andreas should have veto rights, as I believe that he is the author
> > of BitBltSimulation.
> The original author of BBSim is of course Dan. My only question about 
> these changes is that I'm not sure what they're actually doing - it 
> looks like rgbMul:with: except that it's been unrolled for various 
> cases. Does anyone know what these changes are supposed to be doing, 
> where they are used, and why rgbMul:with: is not sufficient?

The changes are Andy Tweens extensions for subpixel anti-aliassing for
freetype. I'm not sure why rgbMul:with: isn't sufficient.


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