Mike FABIAN writes:
No, Xft works also on X servers which don't support the RENDER
extension (Xft1 didn't but that was long ago).
We don't support Xft1 so this is no problem.
It is slightly slower on X servers which don't support the
extension but not so slow that I really notice.
I find it to be perceptibly slower over even a 100MB network; YMMV. I
agree this is not a reason to avoid it at this stage, as Xft is
unbearably slow over the net.
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