[cairo] GTKCairo development

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at yahoo.com
Thu May 6 20:51:46 PDT 2004

--- Carl Worth <cworth at east.isi.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 May 2004 15:57:16 -0700, Bill Spitzak wrote:
> > If there is an interface that says "this glyph may not draw if you have not 
> > selected the right font" then we have the equivalent of code pages.
> I appreciate the concern about asking for a glyph and getting
> nothing. It's not good for a drawing library to do nothing when the user
> asks it to draw something.
> So, if the user asks for a glyph, and the current font doesn't have it,
> I agree that cairo should draw something. I can imagine the support for
> this including the ability to build a small font into cairo, as well as
> code to draw little hex codes in boxes something like pango does.

Fonts contain a "missing glyph" character that can be used.

Jon Smirl
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