[webkit-dev] FYI: sub-pixel layout landing soon

Adele Peterson adele at apple.com
Mon Apr 23 14:54:07 PDT 2012

We're not prepared to take on this big change in our ports at this time.  Without an if-def, I'm not sure how we're going to coordinate flipping the switch at a time that works for everyone.

- Adele

On Apr 23, 2012, at 2:48 PM, Levi Weintraub wrote:

> Supporting this would be very logistically intensive and error prone. Beyond huge test expectation differences, hacking on the rendering engine could easily result in bugs in one path or the other.
> -Levi
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Adele Peterson <adele at apple.com> wrote:
> Is there an if-def ports can use if they don't want this on by default?
> - Adele
> On Apr 23, 2012, at 2:15 PM, Levi Weintraub wrote:
>> WebKittens and Unlucky Sheriffs
>> We intend to flip the switch on sub-pixel layout tomorrow morning PST. We apologize in advance for any breakages. See https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/LayoutUnit and http://webkit.org/b/60318 for reference, and feel free to contact Emil (eae) or me (leviw) with any questions.
>> Happy zooming!
>> -Emil and Levi
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