Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Aug 2008 13:48 UTC, submitted by jcornuz
GTK+ Red Hat's David Zeuthen blogged today about the huge patch he submitted to GTK+ that will allow the toolkit to achieve resolution independence - widget and font size adapting to your screen's real estate; no more tiny application lost in the corner of your high resolution screen. Although more work is obviously required, Zeuthen's idea is to use RI as the hot-new-feature selling point of the upcoming 3.0 GTK+ release. Discussion is going on in the gtk-devel mailing list and there is an ogg video of the feature in action.
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Excuse me but...
by hartvig on Thu 7th Aug 2008 23:06 UTC
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... what I gained from that video is that:

A 12pt/20pt font will no longer be the correct size of a 12pt/20pt font...

That has got to be the most idiotic thing I have ever seen.

Perhaps I missed something?

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