QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)
Flemming Richter Mikkelsen
quatrox at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 00:51:03 CEST 2008
On 6/10/08, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org> wrote:
> 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.
Wow! That is amazing! Now I am 100% convinced that QVGA is not
that bad:) I could read it without any problems.
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