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restore Cairo as rendering backend

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Please restore Cairo as a rendering backend for Firefox. As you can see from the following screenshots, text renders much better with it than without it, even with MacType installed and running. The first screenshot shows a web page in IceDragon, which still has Cairo. The second shows the same page in Firefox 69, which doesn't. The difference should be quite obvious.

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Hello JimFlasch,

Would you take a look at this Reddit thread please :

https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/cz6nys/firefox_69_breaks_windows_font_rendering/

Maybe you could give jscher2000's suggestion a try ......

As for this bug report (also mentioned in the Reddit thread :

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1534152

If you want to, you could vote to show your interest for that bug report :

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=voting.html

You can post a comment, only If you have any additional information to add, but keep it to the point and concise.

See the section Commenting, especially #4

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Re the reddit thread: the extension works, but Cairo does it much better.