[haiku-development] Re: Default Font Choice In Haiku should likely be changed

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 7:10 AM, Urias McCullough <umccullough@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Then something's screwed up - because the (no longer) patented hinting
> is enabled in the freetype configuration header - and it appears to
> have been enabled back in October 2009. I even remember the discussion
> (and cheering) when it was finally enabled again.
>
> Even freetype's own website indicates that there are no further patent issues:
>
> http://www.freetype.org/patents.html

Following up myself, I see the cleartype-related subpixel rendering is
indeed disabled by default:

http://dev.haiku-os.org/browser/haiku/trunk/headers/libs/freetype2/freetype/config/ftoption.h#L79

Does Canonical enable this option by default then as well?

- Urias

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