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

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at openmoko.org
Wed Jun 11 10:25:36 CEST 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:38:59 +0200 "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com> babbled:

> 2008/6/10 The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org>:
> >> 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:
> >
> > http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~fine/Tech/x11fonts.html
> >
> > see the 4x8 font at the top. bdf downloadable and usable.
> >
> I guess it's not that bad. It's not bad enough to affect a purchasing
> decision alone so long as I only have to see it in the terminal. If
> the whole phone interface will be in that font, then I wouldn't buy
> it.
> I did not buy the otherwise wonderful Siemans M55 when it was new
> because of its terrible font. But then again, I'm the kind of person
> who has closed a bank account and switched banks because my current
> bank was blocking Firefox access to online banking.

hahah! no - that'd be nasty used everywhere, but for a terminal, when you need
it, it's a good way to get 80x24 on qvga (landscape). of course its not
beautiful :)

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>

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