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Old 09-20-2007, 11:29 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by andym View Post
I don't think it's as simple as that:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subpixel_rendering
Yes, but sub-pixel font rendering is really just a way of fudging things. I remember Microsoft making a big deal about it when they first released MSReader. It doesn't really increase the DPI, it just lets you use part of a dot. Ceteris paribus, the DPI would be cut to one-third of its original by switching to color, so SPFR would simply get you part of the way back to the B/W version.

I assume, however, that color versions will bring smaller, closer ink bubble thingies and a corresponding increase in pixel density.
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