Resolution indpendence

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Fri Jun 27 05:10:44 PDT 2008

Le Ven 27 juin 2008 13:40, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit :
> On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 10:59 +0200, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
>> The upcoming GNOME will simply set it to 96.
> SRSLY?  That would be a regression.  Right now GNOME nicely detects my
> 114dpi screen and uses right size fonts.  96 would look really small.


1. Exposing correct DPI is hard but is necessary for correct text
rendering, it should not be swept under the carpet this way

2. 96dpi is not "good enough" and hiding the current application
breakage to most current users by forcing 96 dpi only helps the rot to

Nicolas Mailhot

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