On Thu, 2002-10-17 at 11:25, Graham Wilson wrote:
> > * Turned off the bytecode interpreter.
> how is disabling the bytecode interpreter (used for hinting, right?) a
See the freetype homepage (http://freetype.org). Basically, Apple holds
several patents on the hinting instructions used in TrueType
(interpreted by the bytecode interpreter), and enabling it may require a
license from Apple.
How's that a feature? Perhaps "preventing potential lawsuits from
Apple" is a nice feature to have. :)
Roger So <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Debian GNU/Linux Developer