[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here

Don Y dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Fri May 5 10:02:23 CDT 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Fri, 05 May 2006 @ 03:33 -0400, der Mouse said:
>>> One thing I have found lately is that the quality of the fonts when
>>> KDE is running is making it hard for me to go back to vanilla X
>>> window managers, because they don't have support for that.
>> What window manager you're using really has nothing to do with the
>> fonts (other) applications choose to use.
> I didn't say they did.
> Read again: "because they don't have support for that."
> Running a vanilla window manager means you don't have a full desktop
> environment, which these days usually includes code to improve font and widget
> rendering.
>> Unless, I suppose, the KDE window manager has some private protocol it
>> speaks with applications that has some bearing on fonts, which I
>> suppose is possible but would be truly bizarre.
> No, it is the other parts that come with it that provide support for quality
> font and widget rendering.

So, it knows about each application's resources and rewrites them?
Or, does it only provide this ability to applications that have
been *modified* to "comply" with it?

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