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Re: [ft-devel] Ligature support in Freetype?

From: Behdad Esfahbod
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Ligature support in Freetype?
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:52:29 -0400
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On 06/27/2012 07:41 AM, Jay Vaughan wrote:
>> Direct support in FreeType?  Nope.  You need either Pango, ICU, or
>> HarfBuzz which are OpenType libraries on top of FreeType (and others
>> also); then it works out of the box.
> Thanks for the answer!  I guess we're already using freetype2 in moai, and so 
> my next big mystery is .. how would I integrate something like harfbuzz on 
> top of our freetype2 usage in order to gain a ligature feature?  I understand 
> this is a stupid question, potentially, so I'll keep researching this, and 
> reading some code to try to understand the approach to solving the problem .. 
> but if anyone feels motivated to explain to me how I might approach this, I'd 
> be very grateful.

Here's a simple example:


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