[cairo] About cairo_show_text and UTF-8...

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at cs.toronto.edu
Sat Jan 7 07:00:02 PST 2006

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Mike Emmel wrote:

> I looked at it and there is no reason you can't come up with a much
> smaller library then pango that has most of the functionality by
> removing gobject dependency and only offering a fontconfig/cairo
> solution. You don't need all the internal abstraction layers that
> pango has to interact with a number of font systems. For pango it
> should be trivial to wrap such a library.

And most users don't want fontconfig dependency on win32/mac.


"Commandment Three says Do Not Kill, Amendment Two says Blood Will Spill"
	-- Dan Bern, "New American Language"

More information about the cairo mailing list