[Fontconfig] expat -> libxml2 ?
ellson at research.att.com
Fri May 7 23:28:09 EST 2004
Keith Packard wrote:
>Around 17 o'clock on May 4, John Ellson wrote:
>>Are there any plans or thoughts about migrating fontconfig from expat to
>I looked at doing that with the SAX interfaces in libxml2 but didn't get
>very far as those are a long ways from the expat API. I would like to
>retain the ability to build against expat as that library is a lot smaller
>and more targeted than libxml2.
>If anyone has the interest, it shouldn't be a huge job. I do caution that
>fontconfig tends to extend the configuration language on a regular basis,
>hence any changes which would entail duplicate maintenance would be less
Does fontconfig work today on MacOS and Windows?
I've been told that expat is not in the MacOS distribution, but that
libxml2 is? (possible pro libxml2 issue)
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