Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Mar 2012 23:16 UTC
Windows Okay, so this one actually bothers me quite a deal in the Windows 8 consumer preview: the fonts in Metro look fuzzy - they look like fonts on Mac OS X. Because of the Mac OS X resemblance, I had assumed that Metro switched to a shape-accurate rendering method, like Mac OS X uses, but as it turns out, it's a little less exotic than that.
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RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar
by MamiyaOtaru on Tue 13th Mar 2012 18:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Drumhellar"
MamiyaOtaru
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Turn a screen 180 degrees and your subpixels are BGR ordered, which doesn't look that good with Cleartype.

It looks fine, if cleartype is expeccting / is told that it is dealing with BGR. A tablet is going to know which way it is oriented (so it can put everything right side up), it could tell cleartype to switch to BGR

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