Fwd: Re: further notes on using Pango

From: Hubert Figuiere (hub@nyorp.abisource.com)
Date: Sun Apr 28 2002 - 05:48:04 EDT

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    To: "Tomas Frydrych" <tomas@frydrych.uklinux.net>
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    Subject: Re: further notes on using Pango
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    From: Havoc Pennington <hp@redhat.com>
    Date: 26 Apr 2002 10:59:22 -0400
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    "Tomas Frydrych" <tomas@frydrych.uklinux.net> writes:
    > > We'll be using Xft on *nix right? FreeType is just a
    > > glyph renderer, not a Font Manager.
    > No we will not, but Pango with FT2 has an internal font manager
    > that is cut-and-pasted from xft.

    My impression is that this will probably die in the transition to
    fontconfig/Xft2. fontconfig is, well, the font config portions of Xft
    separated into a standalone library. So we don't have to cut-and-paste
    it anymore.


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