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[REBOL] Re: ssl and image generation /command features?

From: karlr20::home::com at: 26-Apr-2001 23:35

On Thursday 26 April 2001 10:31, Holger Kruse wrote:
> Large parts of the View engine (image! datatype, image refinements for load > and save, ability to save/png images into a binary!, effects and draw > pipeline etc.), useful for dynamic creation of images for web pages in > CGI/FastCGI environments. > > Probably no VID or text support though. Text support would require X > libraries and X server access, which are often unavailable on web servers. > No desktop obviously.
Holger, Have you guys (RT) considered doing your own font rasterizing (perhaps using Freetype)? It would certainly look more professional than using the aliased X11 fonts. I'm curious to know if the Windows version of View displays fonts with anti-aliasing. Will RT support the new XFree86 extensions to display anti-aliased fonts? -Karl