Re: resolution independence
- From: cheshirekow <cheshirekow gmail com>
- To: Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi gmail com>
- Cc: gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: resolution independence
- Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 18:40:25 -0400
Got it. I appreciate that it's probably a lot of work to implement.
Thanks for answering my question.
On Tue, 2011-04-12 at 20:44 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> On 2011-04-12 at 10:47, cheshirekow wrote:
> > I read several messages in the archives from 2008 regarding resolution
> > independence. It's listed on the GTK+3.0 roadmap for 3.0 release.
> > However, I can't really find anything more about it since 2008. I'm
> > currently going through the documentation, but I figured I would ask:
> > has RI been implemented in gtk+3.0?
> no, it hasn't. mostly because the issue is far more subtle than
> providing an "easy api for scaling a widget".
> the gtk+ team is still thinking about this, though progress has yet to
> be made.
> the original branch/patch from 2008 was written with backward
> compatibility in mind; it wasn't a great approach, so it should be
> reworked from scratch. but, again, it's not as simple as it looks like.
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