Re: [kde] anti-aliasing is *NOT* supported!
* Jarno Elonen schrieb am 08.01.02 um 20:32 Uhr:
> > Just to let you know that I will *not* support anti-aliasing. You can
> > use it, but don't expect me to urgently follow up on bug reports
> > involving AA, as it causes problems such as #123264. If you report an AA
> > bug, I'll probably downgrade its severity and tag wontfix, because it's
> > too buggy.
> Ok, you're the boss now (;-) but whatever you do, please don't at least
> disable AA *support*, leave it out of binary packages etc!
> It works very well at least on two computers I have tried so far and makes
> the desktop a *lot* more usable - provided the following is in
> # Many true type fonts are optimized for point size 9-12
> # and look clearer without AA in those sizes:
> match any family == "*" edit antialias = true;
> match all size > 8 all size < 13 edit antialias = false;
I have the Problem here, that those "> 8 all size < 13" fonts are
very ugly then (if AA is enabled). They are not AA and ugly. With AA
disabled they look nice then...
> (See http://iki.fi/elonen/devel/konq_aa.png for a screenshot. The page
> title is antialiased as are the window title and small menu texts.)
> And bug #123264 for example (huge fonts in konsole after AA enabled) was very
> easily fixed by just choosing the font manually from "[popup]/font/Custom...".
You could use the --noxft Option for that instead...
> I don't think AA on KDE is particularily buggy and should, instead, be
> considered quite an important feature if we want to eventually build a
> desktop UI that can seriously compete with the commercial one(s). Look & feel
> and usability are one of the areas we are most likely to fail in and
> therefore requires extra attention, IMHO.
ACK but looking forward to QT3, too.
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