[Chugalug] Ugly font on Tim Berners-Lee's home page

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 00:29:21 UTC 2013


yes, because that is much easier than getting a real font.</snark>

http://www.freefontsdb.com/detail/7881/Palatino-Linotype

But, yeah, I guess it is good to know how to tunr off hinting.

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Robert A. Kelly III <
bluethegrappler at gmail.com> wrote:

> Has anyone else noticed this issue with Palatino/URW Palladio L (such as
> on Tim Berners-Lee's home page), coming out all wobbly, with different
> letters rendering at different heights? I have specifically observed it
> on Debian with default settings, does anyone know of other distros it
> does or does not affect? It seems like it would be fairly simple for a
> distro to either turn off hinting or use autohinting for URW Palladio L
> by default.
>
>
> http://linuxtechhowto.blogspot.com/2013/08/fixing-ugly-fonts-on-tim-berners-lees.html
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