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

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed May 20 22:32:32 UTC 2009

On 20.05.2009, at 15:09, Eliot Miranda wrote:

> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de 
> > wrote:
> On 20.05.2009, at 14:33, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On 20.05.2009, at 14:19, Andreas Raab wrote:
> Adrian Lienhard wrote:
> I've sent Andrew a mail to his hotmail.com account this morning but  
> haven't received a reply so far.
> Thanks. BTW, the reason why I'm asking is that I've been using the  
> Truetype stuff in the past and I don't recall the need for bitblt  
> mods. Is there a possibility that once upon a time there was a need  
> for this and now there no longer is? The date on the changeset is  
> 2004...
> IIRC this is for sub-pixel font rendering support and was never  
> officially integrated. With current bitblt you do nit git sub-pixel  
> AA.
> Err ... that should have been "you do not get" of course.
> What I love about typoes (I commit them at a huge rate being a hunt- 
> and-peck typist) is what they say about the brain.  In "nit" it  
> could be that "i" was an accuracy error because "o" is right next to  
> it, but that the "i" in "git" was somehow repeating the mistake even  
> though "e" is on the other side of the keyboard.  Or, as Andreas  
> thinks, "nit git" came from thinking "bitblt". Or...

If I ever need a shrink remind me to visit vm-dev first ...

- Bert -

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