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Hrvoje Niksic <hniksic(a)xemacs.org> writes:
> Matthias Neubauer <neubauer(a)informatik.uni-freiburg.de> writes:
>> Our intention never was to fix this mess! We never intended to. All we
>> did was adding another, separate and independent, font model
> But that's exactly what Stephen is objecting to!
> Someone who did want to fix the mess is facing a harder job if he also
> had to take Xft into account. I'm not sure if that's a good enough
> reason to "stop progress", but I certainly see Stephen's point.
> I'm really undecided on this one.
I have not looked at the patch, but vetoing it on the principle that
the Great Font Unification will be impeded by this work is not
conducive to progress, in my opinion.
> Sure. So what? The question is does it make XEmacs better? My
> conclusion is that it makes XEmacs distinctly _worse_ except as eye
Matthias Neubauer wrote:
> It makes my daily XEmacs life better in at least one respect: I'm now
> able to work with an eight point default font. This is two points
> smaller than before---which of course results in much more code on my
> screen at once.
>From my point of view, this amounts to an improvement in usability for
Matthias. What do others think?