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Re: Text anti-aliasing on the Mac

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 10:59:00 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCK7=wSp_rroDzbsvRK0+of=iv4iauWmyTtHOgs4Pm+Sg@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> I do support having a standard property which can be used to turn on/off
> subpixel AA, on the assumption that authors actually need it for that. I
> don't support having it if it's mainly going to be used as a proxy to
> control font hinting.

I don't think we *actually* need to control AA here - the difference
between AA modes is insignificant on most browsers, and high-res
screens will move out of high-end macs into low-end electronics in a
few years anyway and make it even less of an issue.

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