Re: I don't get gnome 2

Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> Firstly the much hyped AA fonts.  Where, I select the fonts panel there
> is no option to turn it on, and why is it off by default?  Well, I set
> GDK_USE_XFT and now I know why, half the fonts disappear and the ones
> that are left look worse than a non AA truetype font.  

A fact of life as much as anything, perhaps... even on modern displays,
a non-AA-but-well-designed screen font will pretty much always trump an
AA-designed-for-print font on looks and readability.


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson ireland sun com    Desktop Engineering Group                      +353 1 819 9771

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