[cairo] "operator" keyword in libcairo
keithp at keithp.com
Tue Dec 28 20:45:08 PST 2004
Around 22 o'clock on Dec 28, Chris wrote:
> Are you successfully using Cairo in Windows? Most of the Cairo stuff
> seems to compile, but it did require some minor changes. The fontconfig
> stuff is horrible and took a lot of work to get compiled. After all
> that I can't get anything to work though.
The cairo architecture is designed with the idea that fontconfig and
FreeType would be replaced in the Windows environment. A native font
mechanism will provide consistency with font selection used in other
Not that fontconfig can't be used in a Windows environment, it's just that
it's not the mechanism used by other applications on the system, and hence
provides a 'different' experience for users of cairo-based applications.
I did think that fontconfig had been made to run under Windows; if anyone
has patches or other requests, please bugzilla them in the fontconfig
bugzilla at https://bugs.freedesktop.org
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