[arch-general] About: size of the "display"...

Alessandro Doro ordo.ad at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 11:52:50 EST 2009

On Feb 19, 2009, at 9:13 AM, Loui Chang wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 02:52:17PM +0100, Gerhard Brauer wrote:
>> For us maybe a grub entry with parameter vga=ask is the best, so  
>> users
>> could select their resolution.
>> But IMHO we should "design" our bash dialogs in a way that they  
>> also be
>> usable on a normal 80x25 console..
> Yeah I agree we should design things to fit within 80 columns.
> I find longer lines are generally harder to read and edit than shorter
> lines as well.
The dialogs should also be resolution agnostic.
And if the installer will be internationalized, dialog design will be
trickier. A hard job indeed.

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