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

Adrian Lienhard adi at netstyle.ch
Wed May 20 21:12:18 UTC 2009

I've sent Andrew a mail to his hotmail.com account this morning but  
haven't received a reply so far.


On May 20, 2009, at 22:32 , Andreas Raab wrote:

> 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?
> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

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