Font Technologies on Windows and Mac

Since I started to write the Linux Font HOWTO I am interested in this subject. Personally I believe that good fonts and good renderer are the top contributors to an elegant and comfortable desktop.

Joel Spolsky wrote an insightful article comparing font rendering approaches of Microsoft and Apple.

And he refered another article by GRC explaining subpixel rendering.

By the way, GRC made history describing how Distributed Denial of Service works.

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