[cairo] Accented characters and guimette

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Oct 13 06:47:31 PDT 2010

On 10/09/10 13:15, Nev Delap wrote:
> Maaten, I had read about the "toy" aspect of those calls and the
> recommendation to use Pango, but since I'm not doing anything more than
> placing text, don't need anything special, I hadn't gone that way, yet.
> So I guess I will now.

It's not about needing anything special or not.  As son as you are dealing
with non-ASCII text (which you are), the toy API is simply not enough.  It may
work in some situations, with some characters, with some fonts, but there's no
guarantee whatsoever.


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