[cairo] User fonts
behdad at behdad.org
Thu Nov 30 12:02:01 PST 2006
On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 14:28 -0500, T Rowley wrote:
> I'm interesting the ability to specify user fonts for cairo, to help in
> implementing SVG fonts for mozilla. Looking through the cairo mailing
> list archive, it seems that Kristian come up with an implementation in
> April/May of this year, but inclusion on the mainline was stalled on API
> decisions. Is there anything I can do to help move this feature along?
> My opinion on the API issue - a dictionary approach would be enough for
> outline SVG fonts (<glyph> "d" attribute), but I think callbacks would
> be needed for general child content of <glyph>.
Kristian and I have talked about it quite a lot. We agreed on the
callback API. One just needs to go back and update his patch to get the
discussion rolling again.
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