Xft, the X FreeType interface library, is a free computer program library written by Keith Packard.[2][3] It uses the MIT/X license that The Open Group applied after the post X11R6.4 license restoration.[1]

Xft
Original author(s)Keith Packard
Stable release
2.3.3 / March 16, 2019; 18 months ago (2019-03-16)
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TypeSoftware library
LicenseMIT/X license
(The Open Group)[1]
Websitefreedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Xft

It is designed to allow the FreeType rasterizer to be used with the X Rendering Extension; it is generally employed to use FreeType's anti-aliased fonts with the X Window System. Xft also depends on fontconfig for access to the system fonts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "X/MIT Licenses". XFree86 4.0.1. Retrieved April 2, 2020.
  2. ^ Keith Packard (2001-11-08). "The Xft Font Library: Architecture and Users Guide". Proceedings of the 5th annual conference on Linux Showcase & Conference. USENIX Association. 5: 22–22.
  3. ^ Roderick W. Smith. Linux in a Windows World. O'Reilly. p. 458.

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