Default font size in gnome

Marius Gedminas marius at
Fri Feb 27 13:11:56 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 09:53:06AM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Thus I think we should not (only) base the font size on dpi, but
> rather on the physical size of the screen. Does anyone know whether
> the reported (EDID) physical size of the monitor is reliable on may

(I assume you meant "many")

> devices?

Since the X server uses EDID-reported physical size to determine the
DPI, it's at least as precise as basing the font size on DPI alone, no?

Marius Gedminas
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