[Cairo] Re: [PATCH] new virtualized font interface
keithp at keithp.com
Mon Oct 20 07:15:45 PDT 2003
Around 23 o'clock on Oct 19, graydon hoare wrote:
> now it includes some simple iconv-based utf8 -> ucs2 -> glyph code,
let's replace this part with hard-coded utf8->ucs4->glyph code; iconv is
mass overkill for a mechanical translation of this nature. Fontconfig
already has the necessary ucs4->glyph translation functions, so all that's
needed are utf8->ucs4 conversion functions which can be found in Xft (or
many other libraries).
I'd like to also take a look at how to integrate the client-side FT code
with Render accelerated text, the goal is to make these two paths share as
much as possible.
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