[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Dec 1 05:00:47 PST 2008

On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 13:33:59 +0100
Olivier Galibert <galibert at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 01:15:05PM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > BTW now that almost all the X userspace has been converted to use
> > fontconfig and modern TrueType/OpenType fonts, I expect the level of
> > attention fonts in legacy bitmap format receive to drop sharply, which
> > will ultimately lead to problems kernel console-side.
> And, as usual, the ones of us that hate antialiased fonts at small
> sizes can go fuck themselves?

Or non-contortionists can simply tell their font renderer not to
anti-alias. I seem to remember even Gnome had a button for that.


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