On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 12:20 PM, Max Harmathy <max.harma...@web.de> wrote:
> Greetings from Munich!
> I have a proposal for adding an easy mode to font configuration kcm module:
> The user should be given a choice of few rendering options presented by a
> preview image. The image should be generated “on the fly” using a separately
> selected font family and point size.
> With this we would like to upstream the functionality of a tool we introduced
> during the LiMux project to make the transition easier for users, who where
> uses to the heavily hinted font rendering of 90's windows desktops.
> What would be the platform to make the proposal? I have some screenshots of
> the tool we use in our stable client release and I also want to elaborate on
> the proposal.
> I also noticed that while the code of the fonts module is quite stable in the
> master branch there is a kcm-redesign/fonts branch in the plasma-desktop git
> archive. Where should I start with implementing?
The KDE Visual Design Group is working with the Plasma team to revamp
most of the system settings modules. This is the workboard of the
I suggest adding one for fonts (as I don't see one just yet) and add
"abetts" to it, who is the designer who has been leading the
initiative, to discuss what it will look like.
Does that make sense?