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Subject: Re: Fontsize
From: Daniel Stenberg (
Date: 2003-02-26

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Greg Haerr wrote:

> The current requirement to have statically-defined areas for the font code
> isn't well suited to [re]loading multiple fonts and using minimum RAM. It
> would be nice to have some sort of very basic bss memory allocation scheme
> (even if it were initialized/sized at boot to some max value).

Yes, I agree.

> > And oh, our bitmap code don't support bitmaps higher than 16 pixels so
> > fonts bigger than that will demand even more improvemens.
> I thought we had arbitrary x,y,w,h capability - how does the logo get
> displayed > 16 high, for instance?

It is made by a higher level function that draws the logo in "stripes", each
one being 16 pixels high...!

 Daniel Stenberg -- --

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