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Re: Emacs antialiasing in X

From: Emfox Zhou
Subject: Re: Emacs antialiasing in X
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 11:53:06 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

David Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:

> I've started trying to merge these two, and I have a few questions.
> It's pretty tough to figure out what to do about ChangeLog, NEWS, etc.
> There are many differences, it isn't clear to me which branch is more
> current, and I'm not so involved with emacs development that I can
> make judgements about each item.  Certainly XFT_JHD_BRANCH seems to
> contain several cleanups and corrections to text present in
> emacs-unicode-2.
> Any advice on that score?  What about images?
> When I see something like
>     ("%" . "໌")
>     ("'" . "ງ")
>     ("%" . "(1l(B")
>     ("'" . "(1'(B")
> in emacs-unicode-2, do I want to keep the latter, since the
> character representation is changing?
> Also, would it be better to come up with a patch against
> emacs-unicode-2 that adds XFT support, or vice-versa?  I am inclined
> towards the former.

I think emacs-unicode-2 is more recent, and a patch against emacs-unicode-2
to add XFT support is better. as a notice, I have tested both of the branches,
and find the XFT branch could not deal properly with chinese, while the unicode
one seems ok for everything.

> Thanks,
> -- 
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
> www.boost-consulting.com

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