Resolution indpendence

Ross Burton ross at
Fri Jun 27 07:53:03 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 15:20 +0100, Steven J Newbury wrote:
> Just because GNOME UI
> designers/coders can't be bothered to get it right really isn't a good
> reason to break the desktops of people who use and *need* this feature
> to work correctly.

I'm 99.9% sure that GNOME 2.22 onwards will read the DPI from the
Display and use that.  Previously the fontconfig dpi defaulted to 96,
but now and in the future as long as the reported DPI is "reasonable",
it is used unless the user overrides it.

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