Resolution indpendence

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at
Fri Jun 27 07:27:31 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 16:24 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> OLPC has a pretty
> high res too. The software stack they use already needs to be
> compatible with high DPI screens.

And if you try to run traditional GNOME/GTK software on the OLPC, the
only thing that is sized correctly is text, because Pango was designed
with dpi in mind.  the widgets look, well, gnomish.


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