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68726Re: [patch] windows font antialiasing styles

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Mar 18, 2013
      George Reilly wrote:

      > On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Mike Williams
      > <mike.williams@...> wrote:
      > > If Bram wants to keep VIM as backwardly compatible on Windows as possible
      > > (i.e.back to NT4 and 2K) then we can't support cleartype out of the box -
      > > these will have to be custom builds for more recent versions of Windows.
      >
      > Let's not make life any harder for semi-modern versions of Windows at
      > the expense of versions that have been obsolete for a decade. XP
      > still has approximately one-third market share. Anything before that
      > is lost in the noise. Anyone obdurate enough to run NT4 or Win2K can
      > settle for Vim 7.3.800.

      So long as we can give the user an error message. Not just crashing and
      giving the user the difficult task to find out why.

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