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by Adif
Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Greek translation pending for ages
Replies: 41
Views: 14730

Re: Greek translation pending for ages

Note to self, sign up for that Greek language course at the local community college.

(Mom was from Sparta, but only taught me a few words when she was alive :( )
by Adif
Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 0.3.12, why?
Replies: 18
Views: 12929

Re: 0.3.12, why?

Firefox 3 was a problem for the developer of SmoothText, too. It's a program for Win2k that smooths fonts sort of like ClearType. From digging through the source, it looks like he had to deal with some issues: - when dealing with character widths from ExtTextOut // Firefox 3 likes to put 0 as the la...
by Adif
Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:26 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: The Impact of React OS
Replies: 16
Views: 9587

Re: The Impact of React OS

We are moving to target 2)
July 13, 2010 is coming fast for us Windows 2000 users. It would be a major coup if ReactOS was usable (certainly not complete, but usable) for orphaned Win2k people.
by Adif
Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Question regarding legality
Replies: 32
Views: 20521

Re: Question regarding legality

Not only isn't look-and-feel copyrightable, it was Microsoft itself that made it so! Back in the day Apple sued them over the look-and-feel of Windows vs. Mac OS, and Microsoft won, bringing an end to the plague of look-and-feel lawsuits (historical note: I think it was Broderbund that had started t...
by Adif
Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Firefox 3.0
Replies: 10
Views: 4330

Re: Firefox 3.0

FF3 uses ExtTextOutW with ETO_GLYPH_INDEX set and uses the lpdx parameter to place each individual letter. It's using GetTextExtentPointI to calculate where the characters (glyphs) should go.