[Pkg-fonts-devel] Fwd: Draining the font swamp

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Wed May 30 09:49:26 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 06:12:12PM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 11:28:09AM +0800, "Arne Götje (高盛華)" wrote:
> > > - Which applications ask for which font specifications, and where that's
> > >   configured (sometimes in the application itself, as in Firefox)
> > 
> > yes, firefox is a horrible application in this regard. Are there any
> > ways to change that behavior?
> I don't know, though perhaps Alexander does (CCed).

In general, firefox uses fontconfig. However, iirc, some system font
setting are not properly applied - like anti-aliasing on a per-font

Arne, do you have any specific suggestions on what should be improved

 - Alexander

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