Linked by AdamW on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 22:10 UTC
Fedora Core Fedora 16 Alpha is released today, featuring GNOME 3.1.4 with a unified input indicator for keyboard layouts and input methods, KDE 4.7, GRUB 2 on new installations (with GPT disk labels) and several other major changes. You can download it now. Remember to read the important information in the release notes and common bugs page.
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RE: Ugly Font Rendering
by Neolander on Wed 24th Aug 2011 07:25 UTC in reply to "Ugly Font Rendering"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Here's an interesting read about "ugly" font rendering.

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2007/06/12.html

Basically, there is no proper font rendering on a screen, only compromises. People who are used to the Apple approach (visual correctness) will think it looks better, people who are used to the Microsoft approach (crispness and readability) will think it looks better, etc...

GNOME 2 allowed you to choose which rendering algorithm you prefer, which was a nice touch even though the dialog was confusingly worded. Don't know if the feature is still there in GNOME 3

Edited 2011-08-24 07:26 UTC

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