Marcin Juszkiewicz openembedded at
Sat Nov 25 21:29:22 CET 2006

Dnia sobota, 25 listopada 2006 20:12, Gustavo Ferreira napisał:

> new to the list, writing to ask about the use of fonts in openmoko.

> i'm a type-designer and have developed a wide collection of bitmap
> fonts in the last years. i am interested in making some of these fonts
> available to free/open-source projects, and was pointed by a friend to
> this list.

> - what's the screen resolution of openmoko?

iirc screen is 2.8" and 280 dpi

> - what's the ppem-size for text?

> - what fonts are going to be used in the interface? outline or pixel
> fonts?

truetype ones so outline

> - what's rasterizer is going to be used? 

freetype one

> will it support truetype hints?

in a way which freetype supports

> - what's the rendering mode - black&white, greyscale or sub-pixel?

I'm guessing: subpixel.

> if the openmoko interface developers think a bitmap font system with
> many weights, sizes, styles and large unicode coverage is usefull,
> please let me know...  :-)

DejaVu? - this is probably used currently...

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