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Bug 82831

Summary: System setting > Display needs font aliasing options
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Need Real Name <lsof>
Component: redhat-config-xfree86Assignee: Brent Fox <bfox>
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Version: phoebeCC: mharris
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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-27 15:03:51 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021218

Description of problem:
Currently the font aliasing options are not a system setting, under Display.

I'd like to suggest that Preferences> Font moves to System Setting> Display.
"Preferences" suggests "which fonts to use where", not smoothing.

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How reproducible:
Always

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Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-01-27 19:55:32 UTC
I don't really think that this belongs in the redhat-config-xfree86 tool.  

I also think that splitting up font selection from font smoothing is an
unnecessary separation of closely related concepts.  Both are "preferences"
related to fonts.  As in, "I want Nimbus fonts and I want them to provide the
best contrast."  The current situtation seems perfectly logical.

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-01-28 02:36:23 UTC
I agree with bfox's assessment.