[cairo] Lao Word-Break Support Contribution
behdad at behdad.org
Mon Mar 11 19:43:59 PDT 2013
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On 13-03-11 10:25 PM, Martin Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 3:22 AM, Robert M Campbell
> <robert.rcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to offer a contribution to this library, if ICU is not already
>> used, for supporting Lao word-breaking.
> Nice offer! If I understand it correctly though, the answer is that
> Cairo doesn't do line-wrapping or word-breaking itself and requires
> the caller to position all glyphs . You can see that the API
> available targets lower level use .
Right. Conceptually Lao word-breaking belongs to this module:
But a dictionary is not enough to get that going. Easiest to include it in
libthai. CC'ing Thep.
> 1. Other than the toy text API, which is just what it says: a toy. :)
> 2. http://www.cairographics.org/manual/cairo-text.html
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