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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

Jim Gettys <Jim.Gettys@hp.com> writes:

> The issue with true type are the hints; they are why (in a good set
> of fonts) when hinting is enabled in Freetype, that you can get
> extremely high quality on the low resolution of a CRT or flat
> panel.

Yes, that's understood.

> So no, converting to other formats loses information.

In effect, METAFONT uses a Turing-complete progrmaming language to
describe hinting information.  For Computer Modern Roman, you can tune
quite a lot of parameters, such as the "blackness" of the printer.

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