Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 1st Sep 2004 19:01 UTC, submitted by Michael Saunders
Syllable, AtheOS The August edition of the Syllable Development Newsletter is now available, nutshellising the OS' progress over the last month. Highlights include a website redesign, driver updates and VMware images. Additionally, has assembled a superb slideshow running through Syllable's new desktop and apps.
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that gui needs better fonts!
by andi on Thu 2nd Sep 2004 09:29 UTC

the GUI suffers from the problems most linux-desktops have: bad fonts, suboptimal hinting, mediocre nearly non-consistent apparance.

All in all, the inconstistent-font use and rendering are one of the big problems of linux battle for the desktop IHMO.

I rarely have seen a linux desktop showing good fonts, bitmaps or anti-aliased, both need perfect hinting, AA-Fonts need perfect rendering too, while bitmaps need EXACT placement and display (e.g. no scaling of perfect bitmaps, that's a sin :-)