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Re: DPI, font size, and Debian



On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 21:47 +0900, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 12:17:27PM +0000, Anders Karlsson <anders@trudheim.com> wrote:
> > > I still fail to see the advantage of having 2 settings of the same
> > > thing, being the number of dots per inch.
> > 
> > Golden middle way then, if the X DPI is specified manually in the
> > XF86Config, the Xft.dpi gets set to what X DPI is set to. If X is
> > guessing the DPI, Xft.dpi gets defaulted to 96 dpi?
> 
> And what if X is guessing correct (which is likely to happen more and
> more) ?

Not sure on the internals, but add a flag to the XF86Config file stating
that you want the X DPI to override Xft.dpi at any cost. I am no
developer, so I do not know the work effort required to implement this
suggestion.

Just a suggestion...

-- 
Anders Karlsson <anders@trudheim.com>
Trudheim Technology Limited

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