QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Tue Jun 10 16:35:36 CEST 2008
On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:53:49 +0300 "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com> babbled:
> 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.
can't as i did it years ago on my ipaq. but it's the same font as here:
see the 4x8 font at the top. bdf downloadable and usable.
> Dotan Cohen
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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