[cairo] text on win32

Vladimir Vukicevic vladimir at pobox.com
Mon Feb 12 16:15:32 PST 2007

----- "Jordan Miner" <jminer2613 at students.pcci.edu> wrote:
> Thanks for updating the patch.
> > But shouldn't this break the mozilla text spacing? And why wasn't
> the
> > mozilla spacing broken already?
> I thought the same thing, but then I remembered reading one Mozilla
> developer mention a long time ago on this list that they change
> WIN32_FONT_LOGICAL_SCALE to 1 in the cairo they use. I didn't know
> what
> that was when I read it, but now I do. That prevented this bug from
> affecting them.
> I just looked up in their CVS to verify this. I think this is the
> right page:
> http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsblame.cgi?file=mozilla%2Fgfx%2Fcairo%2Fcairo%2Fsrc%2Fcairo-win32-private.h&rev=&cvsroot=%2Fcvsroot

Indeed; Stuart has wanted to remove the WIN32_FONT_LOGICAL_SCALE stuff from cairo for a while now, but hasn't gotten around to it.  (There's actually a bigger set of issues that need to be solved in the win32 font code... I'm not sure when he'll have time to work on it.)

    - Vlad

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