[cairo] user-fonts and SVG Fonts

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Mar 25 18:15:06 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 16:13 -0400, Felipe Sanches wrote:
> I'm interested in the upcoming user-fonts work, particularly to
> implement SVG Font support in Inkscape. Carl says that Behdad has some
> ideas for things like 'argb glyphs' that sound quite interesting for
> that work, and I'd like to know more about it. Behdad, do you have any
> writeups or pointers? Is there anything I can do to help? Testing,
> feedback, etc.?


The idea is the same as what I wrote last year:

though implementing them needs some drastic changes in the way cairo's
glyph cache works.  But if you let us know what your use case is, that
definitely helps.

> JucaBlues


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