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Subject: Re: fredwbauer: r30826 - in trunk: apps apps/gui firmware firmware/export

Re: fredwbauer: r30826 - in trunk: apps apps/gui firmware firmware/export

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:23:28 +1100

The patch earlier had a compile error, this one should be good to go.

On 26 October 2011 01:03, Jonathan Gordon <> wrote:
> On 26 October 2011 00:52, Thomas Martitz <> wrote:
>> Am 25.10.2011 15:40, schrieb Jonathan Gordon:
>>> There is an argument that setuifont() must call lcd_setfont(), but if
>>> setfont() sets global_status that would be wrong. Proof of that is
>>> what should global_status.font_id[SCREEN_MAIN] be set to after a call
>>> to screens[SCREEN_MAIN].setfont(FONT_UI) ?
>> I thought FONT_UI doesn't exist anymore, because the id isn't constant
>> anymore. There comes my confusion from.
> Well, some constant is needed for everything to be able to ask for the
> setting font, and FONT_UI is annoyingly everywhere already.
>> On a slightly related note: Why is the font id in global_status, and not
>> e.g. a member of the screen_access api? IMO it would make more sense in the
>> latter seeing that font getters/setters are also there.
> There is really no difference, global_status was a convenient place to
> put it, putting it in the screen_access struct *might* mean it will be
> in the cache when accessed, perhaps. This is very hair-splitting,
> though if whoever gets to commiting wants to do that I have no
> objection.

Received on 2011-10-26

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