[HarfBuzz] Harfbuzz support for opentype init, medi, fina forms

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Dec 8 11:44:51 PST 2010

On 12/08/10 14:40, vernon adams wrote:
> Thanks Behdad,
> For sensible universal coverage that default set seems right, as i'm assuming
> most tags are there as default for non-latin.
> Is the idea that non-default features can only be toggled via css calls? or
> might there be at some point be a way to toggle opentype feature sets via e.g.
> the browser itself too?

It's up to the users of HarfBuzz.  Which browsers/CSS is one.  Most browsers
allow a user.css file that augments / overrides the style from web pages.

> The more feature tags supported the better if you ask me, and leave the
> toggle-ability up to the css coders :)

Well, some features must not be enabled by default. :)


> vernon
> On 08/12/2010 18:34, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> On 12/08/10 03:52, vernon adams wrote:
>>> Hi Behdad!
>>> great. is there a lazy persons list of the opentype features that are
>>> supported now/ will be supported soon?
>> Here is the list of features that HarfBuzz currently applies by default:
>>    http://cgit.freedesktop.org/harfbuzz/tree/src/hb-ot-shape.cc#n36
>> Other features can be turned on by the user.  Is there any other features that
>> you think we should be applying by default?
>> behdad

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