[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8217731: Font rendering and glyph spacing changed from jdk-8 to jdk-11

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Jun 11 12:39:38 UTC 2019


I am still looking for a code review on this - needed today !


On 6/5/19, 11:43 AM, Phil Race wrote:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8217731
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8217731/
> This is intended to "help" but cannot completely cure, with
> some of the rendering differences in JDK11 vs JDK 8.
> In a typical Swing app on Windows using LCD rendering
> it manifests as subtle adjustments in the spacing between glyphs.
> There isn't an easy regression test for this, and it is subjective
> as to how bad it was before and how much this improves it,
> even if you were to accept that 8 is "better" .. and not just 
> different ..
> -phil.

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