Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jun 2009 21:40 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces The Engineering 7 weblog has an item about the improvements made in the ClearType font rendering technology which has been included in Windows since Windows XP. While I won't go too deeply into that post, I did figure it was a good opportunity to talk about font antialiasing in general; which type do you prefer?
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RE[2]: No AA for me, please
by Glynser on Wed 24th Jun 2009 09:27 UTC in reply to "RE: No AA for me, please"
Glynser
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That's also true, I know that it's a bad example of AA on Linux. But anyway, even in the most up-to-date distros I haven't found an AA mode that completely satisfied me, and I don't consider the normal hinting without AA "retro", for me it's just the "Clearest Type" that anyone can come up with, and it's pretty readable for me. For layouting and publishing, it's a different story, but for plain on-screen text, this is the one and only method for me ;)

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