[HarfBuzz] Unified Shaper
lars at trolltech.com
Fri Oct 20 04:47:46 PDT 2006
On Friday 20 October 2006 10:21, Lars Knoll wrote:
> On Thursday 19 October 2006 18:43, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > On Thursday 19 October 2006 17:42, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2006-10-17 at 18:20 -0400, Andreas Vox wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > we wanted to continue our discussion on this list IIRC, so I'll just
> > > > make a start.
> > >
> > > Yeah, I've been thinking about it too. I really like to see this
> > > shaper soon, since it's really hard to unify the OpenType script
> > > shapers in Pango without pushing them down in HB.
> > /me, too. For me the main problem is bug 8597 right now :)
> That seems to be solved.
> Before we start doing real work, I'd have two requests:
> * Could we make a stable branch of harfbuzz, so that both Qt and pango have
> a branch to use in the meantime (and where we can commit critical bugfixes
> * How about moving away from CVS over to some decent system. I don't really
> care whether we use subversion or git. git however seems to be what most
> projects on freedesktop move to, so I'd propose that.
> The reason to do the move now is that we currently do not have a commit
> history to loose. So we can simply import the current state into git. Later
> on the move gets more complicated, as one would like to keep the history in
> that case.
> If no one is against this, I could do the move and the branching tonight or
After a short chat with Behdad on IRC, I've gone ahead and done the move.
harfbuzz is now available from git:
I also created a "0.5" branch, that contains the code base currently used in
Pango and Qt.
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