[mythtv-users] Merge of OSD and Main themes causes WAF to Plummet

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Feb 28 16:29:48 UTC 2011

On 2/28/2011 11:20, Andre wrote:
> On 28 Feb 2011, at 15:12, Dan Armbrust wrote:
>>   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 regularly use all three of these on very very high resolution screens and the scaling is disastrous.

As an example of it not working, Apple has recently gotten a lot of 
press about adding meaningful support for high density displays in 10.7, 
to be released in several months.  Were this something existing 
graphical systems actually did well, such a feature would not be news 

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