[mythtv] font char width on some osd lines

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 28 14:29:15 UTC 2008

On 04/28/2008 01:02 AM, Mark Spieth wrote:
>> It's not only 16:9 output, though.
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/326427#326427
> I think the key is videores/displayres and if this number > 1.5 you will 
> notice it.
> i.e. (16/9)/(352/480)=2.4 which should be very bad. (last comment in above 
> thread)
> (16/9)/(720/480)=1.19 which is close to 1 which should be ok. even better if 
> in 4:3 (0.8) but will have extra spacing between chars.
> DVB SD (16/9)/(720/576)=1.42 which is not good by not as bad as the first 
> example.
> the patch should make it always perfect as horizontal scaling always works 
> this way but not the previous way.

Cool.  So it's basically compensating for the "close enough" approach 
taken with:  http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/8030 (read commit 


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