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

Jayathirth Rao jayathirth.d.v at oracle.com
Wed Jun 12 02:44:52 UTC 2019

Changes are fine.


> On 11-Jun-2019, at 6:09 PM, Philip Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am still looking for a code review on this - needed today !
> -phil.
> 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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