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Subject: Re: Multifont, glyph/font cache

Re: Multifont, glyph/font cache

From: gl <>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 14:33:13 -0000

Do the fonts support >1 bit btw? If yes, anti-aliasing would look good.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "bk" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: Multifont, glyph/font cache
> On Mon, 2006-02-13 at 14:52 +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> On Mon, 13 Feb 2006, bk wrote:
>> > Multiple simultaneous fonts is mostly orthogonal to what I'm doing. 
>> > Although
>> > if I'm going to have to rewrite the entire font subsystem (looking more
>> > likely...), one might as well add in those facilities too.
>> Then you realize that you need to fix the scroll thread to deal with 
>> multiple
>> fonts? And you need to attack the WPS code to introduce "viewports" for 
>> where
>> to use the different fonts...
> My prev post was more of an oblique plea to someone who knows the font
> code to please give me some pointers. Worst case scenario that the font
> code does need a major overhaul (which may or may not happen), all I
> would plan on doing would be leaving a few font slots free for whoever
> wants to implement simultaneous WPS fonts. This is looking like enough
> work already.
> bk 
Received on 2006-02-13

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