fontsize and dpi

Reid Linnemann lreid at
Fri Aug 26 14:12:07 GMT 2005

On 8/26/2005, "M. Warner Losh" <imp at> wrote:

>And to think that 50MHz sparcs were powerful enough to run a toolkit
>that I once worked on that did automatic layout so that things would
>line up, even when font sizes change on complex forms.  Glad to see
>that marketing triumped over technology :-(

It truly is amazing what one can accomplish with proper use of available
tools. XTextExtents(3X11) comes to mind...

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