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Mozilla w/o Xft

I just installed the latest Firefox (0.9.1), which uses Xft.
Unfortunately, the way fonts are rendered is very much not to my
liking -- they're larger and have much more whitespace between lines
than the non-Xft build of Firefox 0.9.  I can reduce the font size
(from 11 to 8) to get almost as much information on the screen, but
then the text is a bit small even for my taste.

My personal preference is for the maximum amount of information on the
screen (a laptop with a 1600x1200 screen), which means using 6x10 font
in xterm and emacs.  The non-Xft builds of Mozilla do quite well, but
Xft seems to be trying to do something different.  Any suggestions
(short of backing off to 0.9, which is most likely what I'm going to

Robert Krawitz                                     <rlk at>

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