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Re: [w32] display international HELLO

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: [w32] display international HELLO
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 21:50:38 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Wordingham wrote:
> > For OpenType fonts in scripts supported by Uniscribe, that's generally
> > the way to go - especially for quick results.  Might Pango be
> > superior, even on MS Windows, though?
> With the new font-backend design, there is no reason why someone could
> not make a pango backend work on Windows. But I think we still need a
> native windows backend.

I'm now designing an API to utilize font-backend's shaping
engine.  At the moment, I'm thinking about adding a new
callback function `shape' in a font driver, and make it
callable from auto-composition-function to attach a proper
composition property to text.

Kenichi Handa

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