danjele at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 15:16:09 UTC 2006
On 4/26/06, j Mak <joz_mak at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> daniele favara <danjele at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/26/06, Jan Claeys wrote:
> > Op di, 25-04-2006 te 11:06 -0400, schreef j Mak:
> > > I've just updated to the new usplash. It is elongated vertically, I
> > > mean the logo has a egg shape rather than circle and the letters are
> > > too become kind of longish.
> > > Why is this? And how can I fix it?
> > Usplash sets the screen to a 4:3-based resolution, and if you have a
> > widescreen LCD panel, those often stretch that to their native
> > 10:6-based resolution. Not all of them do that though; some will use
> > black borders around or have an option to choose between both types of
> > behaviour.
> it shouldn't show black borders around if the usplash background
> image has same color as index 0 of the color map.
> then as i told on a previous mail, and as jani is saying here an image
> that is 640x480 looks ok on a screen that has a res of 800x600
> 1024x764 and so on ... not the same for an image that is 640x400 , you
> can see it as you'd expect on a 1024x640 screen (or whatver is the
> size that really exists with this ratio :/ )
> If I understand correctly, what you are saying is that with traditional
> screens this distortion is normal.
> But the majority of monitors, in my view, is still not wide screen. Then
> what was the reason behind changing the proportions of the artwork.
good question :) ... i do not really know
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