QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 14:53:49 CEST 2008

2008/6/10 The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org>:
>> 2008/6/9 The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org>:
>> > an 80x24 terminal is possible to make it readable @ qvga - if we allow
>> > scrolling. (and possible in landscape with an ultra-tiny 4-pixel wide font -
>> > possible (3 pixels for text, 1 for space). not very nice though.
>> That is unusable. I'm sorry, I will not force myself to use that. I
>> will buy something else. Using the terminal on a remote machine with a
>> 4 pixels font is possibile like it is possible to eat cockroaches for
>> lunch everyday. There are some 'can get by' that I will not force
>> myself to get by with.
> have you done it? have you tried it? i have. it works ok. not beautiful - but
> definitely functional.

No, I haven't. Could you post a screenshot of how it looks? Maybe if I
see it I can be convinced, I'm at least that open minded.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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