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bug #32696: Add hinting fallback for unhinted PS fonts (of any flavour)

Submitted by:  Werner LEMBERG <wl>
Submitted on:  Mon 07 Mar 2011 04:13:47 AM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: ConfirmedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Werner LEMBERG <wl>Open/Closed: Open
Planned Release: None

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Mon 07 Mar 2011 04:13:47 AM UTC, original submission:

Currently, hinting fallback is only implemented for TrueType fonts. Both CFF-based and Type 1 fonts are missing this.

Interestingly, noone has ever complained. Either there are much less unhinted fonts which use third-order Bézier curves, or such fonts aren't used as screen fonts where bad hinting is immediately visible.

Werner LEMBERG <wl>
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