[Pharo-users] Retina support in Pharo

stepharo stepharo at free.fr
Tue May 17 16:21:11 EDT 2016



Le 17/5/16 à 22:14, Alexandre Bergel a écrit :
> My email was _not_ about judging the community effort, but more on whether pharo work on a Retina laptop.

ok

> What happens if Pharo is launched on a retina computer?

you get pixelized fonts.
But I have other mac app doing the same.

Stef
>
> Cheers,
> Alexandre
>
>
>> On May 17, 2016, at 2:47 PM, stepharo <stepharo at free.fr> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I am about to buy a new laptop. Pharo does not work with Retina display?
>>> How can it be?
>> Alexandre
>> I'm sorry to see this email.
>> We all worked like mad and Esteban did A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF WORK.
>> Nearly nobody on this list really understand what is to write a new FFI framework and Esteban
>> got nearly burnt by Spur and by UFFI. It was not our plan to get forced to do such tasks.
>> So Esteban did not time to work on Retina support. It looks quite simple to me.
>>
>> Now what all pharoers should deeply understand is that if
>>     - people would not only focus on their projects (even if they are important) but
>>     help with pharo issues, then core engineers would have more time for the things
>>     that others cannot do. Easy no.
>>     - the pharo consortium does not raise enough money we will not be able to pay
>>     Esteban in the future.
>>
>> So enjoy this moment because we have
>>     Esteban on managing releases and all the dirty work
>>     Nicolas Passerini payed by the consortium for 9 months to work on Git support
>>     Pavel to work on bootstrap, bugfixes and pharo distributions
>>     Christophe Demarey 60% on bootstrap and pharo package manager
>>     Guillermo 60% on bootstrap and others
>>
>> And this will not be forever.
>> Stef
>>> Alexandre
>>>
>>>
>>>> On May 17, 2016, at 2:13 PM, Luis Felipe Strano Moraes <luis.strano at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I asked about this just a few days ago, here's the reply:
>>>>
>>>> http://forum.world.st/Pharo-and-HiDPI-tc4894853.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 10:37 PM, markm <mjmzen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> Is it possible to get Pharo (4 or 5) to run with retina support on OS X? I
>>>> have tried searching for some answers, but alas could only find a handful of
>>>> posts from a few years back.
>>>>
>>>> Any help much appreciated!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Mark
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> View this message in context: http://forum.world.st/Retina-support-in-Pharo-tp4895245.html
>>>> Sent from the Pharo Smalltalk Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Luís Felipe Strano Moraes
>>>> http://www.strano.org
>>





More information about the Pharo-users mailing list