Goals for next Xfce releases

Alexandre Moreira alexandream at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 19:24:27 CET 2007

2007/1/30, Robin Haswell <rob at digital-crocus.com>:
> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > - Terminal. I can't think of anything that is missing, but I'm sure some
> >   people can...
> I can - I'm nailed to Eterm for a very sad reason. Eterm displays using
> the the fixed font (aliased), with a fake dropshadow that is just a
> black 1px offset of the text.
> Unfortunately using a terminal based on GTK does funny things to my eyes
> because the text appears too flat and I can't look at anti-aliased text
> all day. Also something feel constantly "off" because the font is wrong.

I don't know about the shadow but, IIRC, Terminal is able do disable
anti-aliasing, or am I thinking on other software ?

> I've been looking at this font and rendering 9:00-5:30, 5 days a week
> for about 4 years now. Leaving it will be tricky.
> However I am sorely lacking Unicode support in Eterm, and it's generally
> decaying.
> If someone could make xfce4-terminal output fonts like Eterm with
> Unicode support I would probably love them forever :-)
> -Rob
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