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Subject: Re: FS#8961 - Anti-Aliased Fonts

Re: FS#8961 - Anti-Aliased Fonts

From: Alex Parker <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:50:49 +0100

On 25 February 2011 17:04, Thomas Martitz <> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> I'm using FS#8961 and I really like it. So I would like to commit it. I
> reviewed the patch and I think it's good enough.
> Some notes:
> * convttf converts straight from .ttf to .fnt and cannot generate mono
> fonts
> * existing .fnt installed on the dap are still working
> * alpha fonts are ~4 times bigger
> * there's almost no impact on rendering mono fonts. Only an if () is added
> to take the alpha render path
> If there are question or objections please speak up. If all goes well I
> will commit it in the next few days.
> Best regards.

I'm in favour of this, but have a question - wasn't there an issue with the
loading of big fonts on some targets (ipod video)? If so, might the four
times bigger fonts exacerbate this?

Received on 2011-02-25

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