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

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed May 20 20:32:11 UTC 2009

Bryce Kampjes wrote:
> 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.

Do you know if he's around to shed some light on it?

   - Andreas

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