[cairo] GTKCairo development

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed May 5 10:04:59 PDT 2004

Around 6 o'clock on May 5, Jon Smirl wrote:

> On Linux you would always use Cairo/Pango/Freetype as an integrated bundle. On
> Windows you would use Cairo/Pango, where Pango accesses the Window font system.
> I don't know about the Mac. What's the right answer for this Owen?

On Windows, we may want to let people use Uniscribe without predjudice.
Making sure cairo provides clean support for both will ensure that future
text layout systems still work on top of cairo -- I don't think we're ready
to standardize that API yet.


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