[cairo] cairo-pdf glyph positioning bug with librsvg
behdad at behdad.org
Wed Feb 20 11:27:55 PST 2008
On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 11:14 -0500, Dominic Lachowicz wrote:
> SVN HEAD librsvg now has a patch that coalesces the text inside of a
> <text> or <tspan> node, so that it can be passed to a single
> If you wouldn't mind trying it out, I'd appreciate it. I think that
> this bug is fixed now.
Tested and works as expected now.
PS. At some point I plan to start hacking on librsvg, to familiarize
myself with SVG text and font capabilities... But don't hold your
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Dominic Lachowicz
> <domlachowicz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Behdad,
> > Sorry that it's taken me so long to reply. I've committed this patch
> > to librsvg. I really appreciate it.
> > > - librsvg apparently breaks the text upon seeing the first non-ASCII
> > > text character. I have no idea why that is. I guess something to do
> > > with XML parsing. This is why the bug looked so ridiculous, because the
> > > text was being rendered as two PangoLayout's, so it looked like it's a
> > > pango issue. The bug will not be completely fixed until this issue
> > > exists.
> > I think that this is because librsvg gets more than one set of
> > character data from libxml2, and it fails to coalesce that into the
> > same tspan. I'll have a look.
> > Thanks again!
> > Dom
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