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

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at cs.toronto.edu
Thu Jan 19 06:06:43 PST 2006

On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Damon Chaplin wrote:

> Maybe in the short term Uniscribe or ATSUI might be better, since they
> may have better support for certain scripts. But in the long term I'd
> prefer to use the same shaping code everywhere (or at least have the
> option to do that).

Yes, that's the plan... when we dominate the world.  Other than
that, currently all script-specific Pango shapers depend on
fontconfig/freetype.  I'm not saying that that cannot change...

> Damon


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