[cairo] Cairo and DirectFB: black marks on Chinese and English texts (William To)

haithem rahmani haithem.rahmani at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 06:30:35 PDT 2010


the "BIG 5" is not supported by DirectFB font interface.
may be this is the problem.

the following link is a chinese font from BitStream

could you try it ?

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 8:26 AM, Tor Lillqvist <tml at iki.fi> wrote:

> > Also the encoding of the font file is BIG5 I think. Does it matter? I
> don't
> > think there are any Chinese fonts with UTF-8 encoding anyway.
> I am not sure about BIG5 but especially not UTF-8 could in no way be
> used as an "encoding" for a font. I can't imagine what that would
> mean. UTF-8 is a byte-level encoding of Unicode code points (numbers).
> It's the Unicode code points that then are used as indexes into a able
> in a font.
> --tml

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