The tradeoff between
- Faithfullness to original letter shapes
- Degree of contrast
Is a matter of user preference, also dependent on font shapes,
resolution, and quality of hinting available. It should be
possible to change through fontconfig.
Created attachment 59 [details] [review]
Patch adding FC_HINT_STYLE key
This is what we've been using in Red Hat for the last year or so...
(If you do something different, I'd appreciate it if you use a
different name for the key, since that will make migration problems
2003-09-23 Owen Taylor <email@example.com>
* fontconfig/fontconfig.h src/fcdefault.c (FcDefaultSubstitute)
src/fcname.c: Add a FC_HINT_STYLE key for patterns, with
possible values HINT_NONE/HINT_SLIGHT/HINT_MEDIUM/HINT_FULL.