[mythtv-users] Merge of OSD and Main themes causes WAF to Plummet
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Feb 28 17:38:33 UTC 2011
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 04:20:57PM +0000, Andre wrote:
> On 28 Feb 2011, at 15:12, Dan Armbrust wrote:
> > that a theme designer can pick an appropriate font size for large and
> > small tvs, young and old eyes, CRTs/LCDs/Plasma, personal
> > preferences.... its just a bad decision.
> I'd say that the real issue is we need a couple of versions of themes, there are currently 4:3 and 16:9 versions of themes like Mythcenter, you could argue "why doesn't Myth convert 16:9 to 4:3?" the same reasoning applies here, if the designer works with a fixed frame shape the results are better.
> Are there any theme designers willing to make small screen or large screen versions of their themes, or allow others to do so?
> This way the design can retain it's artistic integrity and please those with smaller TVs or older eyes. It seems the first theme designer to address this will be very very popular!
> > The only reason I've ever
> > heard it "its better this way" cause "users can't break our pretty
> > themes". Well, maybe the display engine should be smart enough to
> > cut/wrap/scroll elements as necessary.
> > I mean, seriously. Show me even _one_ other graphical system, where
> > fonts can not be adjusted independently of themes. Windows? Linux?
> > Mac?
> Have you ever seriously used this feature in Windows, Linux (Gnome or KDE) or Mac? If you had you would know that the results are naff at the very best, I reg
Are you kidding?
I have been using them in pretty much EVERY GUI I have ever used since GEM
and System 6. I am sure I am not the only one this applies to.
Sometimes the results are less than ideal. However, the initial results in
such cases are generally even less ideal to start out with.
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