[cairo] Serious concerns about cairo
behdad at behdad.org
Tue Sep 26 16:21:05 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 16:16 -0700, Bill Spitzak wrote:
> > Not sure what this exactly means, but I believe the huge boxes are
> > useful than any other interpretation. They can be used to draw
> > boxes after all.
> If the actual bounding boxes can be determined, it should return
> What we don't want is a sudden massive change in the font metrics if
> back end switches to being able to return the actual bounding boxes.
> Since the area-preserving box is a much closer guess, I recommend
> returning that.
Can you elaborate? What is the area-preserving box? What we currently
return is the bounding box of the rotated glyph bounding box.
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