On Thursday 12 July 2007, paul at clubi.ie wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2007, David Golden wrote:
> > Doesn't seem to on my system. But at the same time, I think Xft
> > font rendering works without the render extension (just slower)
> > since Xft version 2.
>> Hmm, i thought the fallback was to core X fonts.
Looks like Xft, in the absence of render extn., falls back to rendering
antialiased text via (presumably large numbers of) core X
Image/Pixel/Rectangle calls, rather than the core X text rendering
calls XDrawString and so on. (xftcore.c in libXft sources).
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