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Re: Text anti-aliasing on the Mac

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 15:26:34 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLb5rJpquBqbKBFrFegGai9CWckTGofu72gHHx95Ec7tpQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> What I mean by "this" is "the problem on Macs where switching between
> grayscale and subpixel AA causes a big noticeable text pop".
>

I think we are more aggressive than Chrome/Safari at preserving subpixel
AA. For example we are generally able to render with subpixel AA inside an
element with opacity < 1. (Some of the techniques we use for this have
drawbacks though ... tradeoffs).

Rob
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