FreeType patented bytecode interpreter now in rawhide

Nicholas Miell nmiell at
Sat Dec 5 10:43:29 UTC 2009

On 12/04/2009 05:49 AM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Ven 4 décembre 2009 13:50, Matěj Cepl a écrit :
>> Dne 4.12.2009 01:13, Behdad Esfahbod napsal(a):
>>> Since the patents covering the TrueType bytecode interpreter expired at
>>> the end of October, I've now built FreeType in rawhide with that part of
>>> code enabled.
>> can we hope for the update in F12 as well, please?
> Given how any font rendering changes seems to degrade font rendering for some
> users, I'd very much prefer it went through a full release testing cycle
> before hitting unsuspecting users.


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