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This has been bothering me for a while. When you zoom in Safari (Mac) using the pinch gesture, the text is only anti-aliased after finishing the gesture, not in realtime. Why not?

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Probably to give a smoother and better user experience while browsing the web. If it did it in real time all systems wouldn't be able to handle it that well.

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So AA is really that demanding? What a shame. I often zoom in for only half a second to read something and zoom out immediately afterwards without lifting my fingers, so it's a bit annoying. –  Tom Feb 10 '13 at 20:38
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