[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Fri May 5 11:49:23 CDT 2006
On Fri, 5 May 2006, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>>> 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.
[jp at xyzzy:/home/jp]$ ls -al bin/awm build/awm/awm.c
-rwxr-xr-x 1 jp daemon 11876 Mar 30 15:38 bin/awm
-rw-r--r-- 1 jp daemon 19826 Mar 30 15:28 build/awm/awm.c
I can assure you there is no font-handling code whatsoever in the
window manager I run, but you'll notice that the fonts are
> No, it is the other parts that come with it that provide support for
> quality font and widget rendering.
XRENDER, Xft, and fontconfig have little or nothing to do with either
GNOME or KDE. Like so many things, they run much better without them.
 http://jonathan.celestrion.net/crap/nogui.png (big)
I'd love to distribute it, but not all the code is mine. The
original author plans on setting up a sourceforge page Real Soon
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