[oi-dev] Fwd: Re: [desktop-discuss] Poor text antialiasing behaviour in Firefox
gber at openindiana.org
Mon Dec 20 17:35:01 UTC 2010
* Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> [2010-12-20 18:01]:
> I didn't realize we were different than upstream. I believe the
> reason it's there is because the CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean)
> fonts often look much better in bitmaps than scaled, due to the
> difficulty of well hinting 20,000+ glyphs, but would have to defer
> to i18n folks to give a more authoritative answer.
In that case it would still be better to generically blacklist
all bitmap fonts and whitelist a selection of essential CJK
fonts. How would I get a list of the essential CJK bitmap fonts?
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