Default font size in gnome
macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 04:26:36 UTC 2009
On Thursday 26 February 2009 11:04:13 pm Ryan Hayle wrote:
> Did this study take DPI into account though? I agree that most people
> (myself included, until recently) think of 10pt as a minimum, but only
> because it looks so small on Windows. It seems really odd for me to be
> setting 7.5pt fonts in Ubuntu (my current default at 147 DPI), as
> intuitively I think this should be unreadable, yet it's not at all. I
> think it will take a while to change people's perceptions about this
> because of the damage MS has caused. No one knows what point sizes mean
> Doesn't Firefox default to a 16pt default proportional font size? This
> seems really huge to me, no doubt a result of all those Windows web
> designers who think everyone's on 96 dpi. People using pixel-size fonts
> on the web are the worst for us high-DPI users!
Er...what? If it's a high dpi, and they specify 10px, then it'd be really
really tiny. But weren't you complaining that text is too big?
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