Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st Jul 2005 11:45 UTC, submitted by GhePeU
Gnome GNOME 2.12 will be released to the world on September 7th, 2005, culminating 6 months of very exciting work by members of the project. A number of exciting technologies come together in GNOME 2.12 that will set the standard for free software desktops to come. Here is a sample of some of the outstanding work that has gone into GNOME thanks to its many contributors.
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RE: Not too bad
by on Mon 1st Aug 2005 16:07 UTC in reply to "Not too bad"

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um i wont even attempt to say they look the same.

cause XP's fonts just flat out suck hard. what is with the psycholdelic multicolored AA system they use.


Sorry a default gnome with some decent truetype fonts is FAR superior

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RE[2]: Not too bad
by Wrawrat on Mon 1st Aug 2005 19:51 in reply to "RE: Not too bad"
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I guess it depends on your display...

On my laptop, the fonts are FAR smoother in MS Windows than on, even with the BCI and subpixel rendering. I'm using a 15.4" LCD at 1400x1050.

It's the opposite on my desktop with a 19" CRT... Have some issues with the kerning and some international characters (anything with acute/grave accents) at smaller sizes, but the fonts still look better.

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