[Fontconfig] synthetic emboldening - when?
jakub.pavelek at nokia.com
Wed Dec 1 19:45:53 EST 2004
> > I have tried that and it seems to work fine for my CJK fonts that don't
> > have bold face. Changes need to be made to Freetype, Xft and Fontconfig.
> > Patch for the CVS version of Fontconfig (2.2.96?) is attached.
> That's great; thanks for giving this a try. It seems like getting this
> built into FreeType by default will be the most difficult part of the
> problem, but getting Fontconfig and Xft support ready for that seems like
> a reasonable plan.
> As to your specific fontconfig patch, the only necessary parts are the
> configuration file changes and the addition of the FC_EMBOLDEN constant to
> fontconfig.h. All of the code changes are not needed as fontconfig will
> happily pass through the uninterpreted parts of the pattern to the font
> You'll note that FC_MATRIX, which is used for slanting fonts, is given no
> special handling in the code, aside from an entry in fcname.c (which
> FC_EMBOLDEN should get).
Do I need to do something more to get part of the patch included? Can
you accept just the relevant part of the patch?
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