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Re: gnome/gtk v1 in rawhide



On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 22:35 +0100, Andy Burns wrote:
> I think that is a valid point, GTK2 apps do have a "Lego Duplo" quality 
> in comparison to other windowing toolkits, even after reducing font 
> sizes from the defaults and fiddling with the theme details shipped with 
> Fedora a 1280x1024 monitor running Gnome feels comparable to an 800x600 
> monitor running Win2K :-(

The fact that spacing is hardwired into applications and specified by
*pixel* (look at the Gnome HIG) is really really broken. As we're
heading into an era of 300dpi LCD screens, this is going to have to be
fixed sooner or later... (I guess the cairo-ization is a step towards
this)

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