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Re: Firefox and Epiphany crash after today's updates



On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 20:34 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2008/02/02 17:00 (GMT+0100) Martin Sourada apparently typed:
> 
> > On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 08:30 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> 
> >> My question had two parts. Neither of you addressed part two at all, and you
> >> only half addressed part one. What apps (not DTEs) will display discrete
> >> sizes regardless of DPI for 7.2pt, 7.7pt, 8pt, 8.3pt, 8.6pt, 9pt, 9.5pt,
> >> etc.? http://mrmazda.no-ip.com/auth/Font/font-rounding.html
> 
> > When I don't know, I try. Firefox does not seem to be taking it with
> > such good precision as 0.1 pt (as might look at the page suggest),
> > however OO.org does (see attached screen-shot). And it is pretty much
> > the same when you play with the settings and look at the (shorter)
> > preview in the appearances caplet in advanced font settings (I did this
> > for sizes ranging from 8.0 pt to 9.0 pt and there are at least 6 notable
> > changes during the change for 98 DPI), so I believe pretty every gnome
> > app would use correct size, even if it is beyond screen resolution.
> 
> > So this part of your question could be answered completely: yes, GNOME
> > fully supports discrete sizes regardless DPI.
> 
> I don't believe there's any direct connection between the issue of whether
> Gnome/GTK supports fractional pt sizes and the fractional pt sizes OO.org
> obviously supports. Unless I missed a change in recent years that's also
> missing from http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Font-HOWTO/notgood.html#xorg OO.org
> handles fonts independently from whatever DTE it's run under, or xft or
> fontconfig setup.
> 
> So the question remains, what, if any, (GTK or QT) apps support fractional pt
> sizes on screen?
If you read carefully you'd already know the answer. When you try
switching between fractional font sizes in GNOME's appearances caplet
you'll see changes in font sizes similar to that I shown directly in
OO.o. So again, GTK itself supports fractional font sizes on screen.

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