[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Font rendering issue

Mario Torre neugens at limasoftware.net
Wed May 19 09:47:49 UTC 2010

Il giorno mar, 18/05/2010 alle 15.06 -0700, Jim Graham ha scritto:
> The thing that bothers me about this "fix" is that the value being 
> returned here is the raw computed value.  All of the values in this 
> routine are being returned in floating point "sub-pixel" maximum 
> accuracy.  I don't see why *this* code needs to round this value.  If 
> something that uses the data returned from this method needs an integer 
> then it should be up to that code to do whatever rounding is 
> appropriate, but rounding at the most primitive level to fix a bug at a 
> higher level is premature (IMHO)...
> 			...jim

Hi Jim,

I agree with that, but rounding up in the Java code (where this float
gets converted to integer) was rejected in the first place.

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