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2 years ago I read an article in Baseline about it, how its being used by font system manufacturer's and so on. we're talking ebooks, blackberry's, palm pilots, cell phones ect. suddenly bitmap fonts were all the rage...then SVG stuff sneaked out and I thought bitmap was going to be a thing of the past but no we're back to bitmap again.
so I'm wondering if there's any allowance/ concern/ design being considered to exploit all this sub-pixeling.
It would seem funny that techology is solving vector to grid problems for us, instead of the the other way around.
So the gist of it being that 1 pixel is actually split into 3 columns and important parts are given priority with %100 black while the other 2 may decrease in shade.
it seems awkward that the rendering of someone's design be left up to the manufacturer's when most likely we can create some pretty spiffy stuff for it specifically.
anyone out there with more info? cause I'd sure like to know how/ if this sub-pixelling is being used or affecting stuff