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Re: FYI pango/font status

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: FYI pango/font status
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 19:28:22 +0100 (CET)

> > > * How do we deal with kerning in Pango?  AFAIK, Pango does not
> > >   read AFM/TFM files, so how can it compute kernings?
> > 
> > IIRC Owen has mentioned that he plans to support reading of AFM
> > files for Type 1 fonts to get kerning.  Kerning from OpenType
> > should be supported already (but I'm not sure).
> Do you know the status of these plans?

Owen, can you answer this, please?  Since there are two mechanisms for
kerning (the `kern' table and the `kern' feature in the GPOS table) I
wonder how Pango is handling this.


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