Re: gnome-screensaver use circles in password field

Le mercredi 22 f�ier 2006 �9:27 -0500, William Jon McCann a �it :
> Hi,
> I'd like to make gnome-screensaver use a black circle as the "invisible" 
> character in password fields instead of an asterisk [1]?  OS X and XP 
> both do this.
> Besides that I think it has some advantages:
>    * It is cleaner (no edges)
>    * It is easier to see (for a11y and on LCD screens in sunlight)
>    * It isn't a character that is commonplace on most keyboards
> The usability list seems to support this and some are surprised that we 
> aren't using this already.

Just a small note (even if it has been approved): what happens if the
font does not have the glyph for this character? I believe this is the
reason we're still using asterisks by default...


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