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- Subject: Re: Lite text editor
- From: Francesco Abbate <francesco.bbt@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2020 22:42:53 +0200
> Very interesting! Do you happen to have before & after screenshots somewhere?
Thank you for asking. It is a good idea so here there are some
screenshots to compare with and without subpixel font rendering.
Actually I have introduced not only subpixel but also "slight hinting"
i.e. hinting only in the y axis and gamma correction.
> However, I doubt this gets accepted to the main repo because it brings so many new dependencies, but definitely worth a try! In any case a fork is always a good option.
Agree, the Lite's author is very inclined on minimalism so he may not
accept the complexity brought by the AGG library with C++ and the
additional dependencies (AGG library and Freetype2). IMHO the result
is worth the additional complexity but other people may have a