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[OT] Gnome configuration (was: Re: Congrats! [gnome font rendering])


On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 12:37:51PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:

> GNOME 2.2 will have a nice dialog where you can enable/disable this
> stuff, but if you want to disable antialiasing entirely with
> fontconfig/Xft2 apps, just drop this in your ~/.fonts.conf:
>  <match target="font">
>    <edit name="antialias" mode="assign"><bool>false</bool></edit>
>  </match>
> Works for me (and looks butt-ugly :)


Using XML to specify, in an awk-like manner, that some configuration
setting should be changed. How criminally indirect can you get.

I never liked Glib, GDK, GTK+ or Gnome, for their thorougly un-unixy,
DLL-happy, Corba-loving bloat with weird cross-platform aspirations, and
stuff like this doesn't help. 

It's a pity I can't live (work) without GNUCash, otherwise I'd love to
purge libgnorbagtk0, gnome-bin, gnome-libs-data, libgnorba27,
libgnome32, libgnomesupport0, libgnomeui3, libgtkhtml20,
libgnomeprint15, libglade-gnome, bonobo, libgdk-pixbuf,
libgnomeprint-bin, libguppi16, libbonobo2, libgnomeprint-data from my



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