Re: Xft - problem with XftFontOpenName and XftFontOpen functions.
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On 19.02.12 21:00, "Nicolas Mailhot" <nicolas.mailhot@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Le Dim 19 f?vrier 2012 09:13, John Found a ?crit : >> Hm, nobody knows or nobody cares? >> Or it is a great secret, for the internal circle only? :D > > It's probably because no one sane uses Xft directly nowadays. Xft alone is not > sufficient to display modern text, you need a shaper such as pango (directly > or via cairo) or harfbuzz to process properly modern fonts, Xft will let you > read glyphs in truetype fonts but won't know how to position them properly. What is wrong with using XftDrawString8() if letterspacing is not a big issue (like with monospaced typefaces)? Curiously, do pango and cairo / harfbuzz support modern shaping like of the quality found in the HZ-algorithm (to justify their use in this regard)? :-) Eeri Kask _______________________________________________ xorg@xxxxxxxxxxx: X.Org support Archives: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg Info: http://lists.x.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg Your subscription address: list-xorg@xxxxxxxxxxx
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