Using MacPorts to Make OS X Fonts Render Like Linux

Brandon Allbery allbery at
Sun May 30 22:36:01 PDT 2010

On May 31, 2010, at 00:56 , Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2010-5-31 14:38 , Brandon Allbery wrote:
>> On May 31, 2010, at 00:29 , Joshua Root wrote:
>>> Maybe you should ask whoever you heard this from. If you can't  
>>> specify a
>>> particular technical difference, I doubt anybody can point you to  
>>> the
>>> right setting even if it exists.
>> I suspect he means this (from my .fonts.conf):
> [...]
> Surely that only affects freetype, not system-wide font rendering?

*sigh* Somehow I managed to miss that part of the discussion.  So why  
exactly do they want to make the fonts uglier?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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