From: despen on 3 Dec 2009 14:10
Dave Farrance <DaveFarrance(a)OMiTTHiSyahooANDTHiS.co.uk> writes:
> despen(a)verizon.net wrote:
>>Dave Farrance <DaveFarrance(a)OMiTTHiSyahooANDTHiS.co.uk> writes:
>>> Phil Stovell <phil(a)stovell.nospam.org.uk> wrote:
>>>>On Thu, 03 Dec 2009 08:13:55 +0000, Dave Farrance wrote:
>>>>> The lack of anti-aliasing on the Firefox Linux 3.5.5 zoom looks as bad
>>>>> with photographs as with line-drawings. Since recent flat-panel monitors
>>>>> tend to have a fine pixel-pitch, web images often benefit from zooming,
>>>>> but not if it looks like this:
>>>>Looks rubbish. It's a known bug:
>>> Thanks. It's difficult to make out from all that and its links to
>>> bugzilla.mozilla.org and bugs.freedesktop.org quite who should fix this
>>> and if anybody even cares 20 months later. This bug is horrible but it
>>> looks like progress has gone quiet. Has anybody anywhere issued a build
>>> of Firefox that somehow fixes or works around this?
>>I think you must have missed something at Mozilla bug central.
>>Latest comments on the problem were Nov 30, 2009.
> Somebody, not apparently a developer saying: please finally fix this. The
> comments over the previous months being an idea or two floated but nothing
> that raises my hopes. I guess I'd have to look at the developer mailing
> list to see if anybody is seriously thinking of doing something. I've
> added another "please fix this", which isn't the done thing on bugzillas,
> but it's worth getting my account kicked off if somebody actually does
A few posts before it looked like they actually made a fix but there
were some issues with it I didn't understand.