I still see significant blurriness in Wayland compared to Xorg. I
currently have gnome-shell 3.26.1-0ubuntu4, and I still see the problem.
However, in comment #11, this bug report says that a fix was released
for 3.26.1-0ubuntu1 on 10/6/2017.

I added the following settings in 
 and recompiled the schema so it will apply system wide.
    Hinting = 'full'
    Antialiasing = 'rgba'
Dconf confirms that the system using these default values, as configured above.

When I log into a Wayland session, the desktop fonts respect these
settings, but gnome-shell fonts look terrible.  The fonts from the
topbar, all dropdowns from the top bar, and right-click pop-ups from the
dock are extreemly fuzzy.

When I log into an Xorg session, gnome-shell fonts look great, very
sharp, and clear.  There is a significant difference between gnome-shell
on Xorg and Wayland.

I've attached the following screen-shots to help illustrate the difference:
- Wayland on Ubuntu 17.10.png - Screenshot of Wayland + gnome-shell topbar, 
gnome-shell notifications, and Nautilus on Ubuntu 17.10
- Xorg on Ubuntu 17.10.png - Screenshot of Xorg + gnome-shell topbar, 
gnome-shell notifications, and Nautilus on Ubuntu 17.10
- Wayland vs Xorg on Ubuntu 17.10.png - Screenshot, zoomed in 1500%, showing 
font rendering differences between Wayland and Xorg

Depending on your monitor and resolution, you may not see the difference
between the two attached pictutes "Wayland on Ubuntu 17.10.png" and
"Xorg on Ubuntu 17.10.png".

Nevertheless the third image, " Wayland vs Xorg on Ubuntu 17.10.png",
should help.  In this image, you can actually see the sub-pixel font
rendering, and you can see that grayscale is being used in Wayland (even
though I have configured 'rgba').  I will aslo assume that my system
setting of 'full' hinting is being ignored as well, by Wayland.

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 17.10
Release:        17.10
Codename:       artful

  Installed: 3.26.1-0ubuntu4
  Candidate: 3.26.1-0ubuntu4
  Version table:
 *** 3.26.1-0ubuntu4 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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  Shell font is blurry under Wayland (panels, menus and login screen

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