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Re: rawhide report: 20050121 changes



On Fri, 2005-01-21 at 15:40 +0100, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> peter backlund home se (Peter Backlund) writes:
> 
> >> emacs-21.3-20
> >> -------------
> > ...
> > Any news on the Gtk Emacs front?
> 
> I would not spend much energy on such a port.  A Gtk port means AA
> fonts which are really a bad choice for text based applications.
> Current (X)Emacs have a startup-time <1 second so that it can be used
> as $EDITOR. With Gtk I fear, that this will be somewhere around 5-10
> seconds.
> 

GTK port does *not* mean AA fonts. It means using the standard font
system fontconfig, which *can be configured* to have AA fonts (and we do
that by default). But if you open Preferences->Font or edit fonts.conf
you can get whatever aliasing (or font) you like.

Havoc



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