[Fontconfig] Attitude to patches made by firefly

Funda Wang fundawang at linux.net.cn
Mon Nov 15 03:52:52 EST 2004


Fontconfig has various problem regards Chinese. A hacker named Firefly
has done his final patch to 2.2.3, which can be checked here:

What is the attitude towards those patch?
* fontconfig-2.2.3-add_extra_option-20041114.patch:
   added an option to choose whether to use gamma correction. In current situation, Chinese characters are too bright.
* fontconfig-2.2.3-alllang-20041114.patch
   Some asian fonts include fonts more than one language family, i.e. ttc fonts
* fontconfig-2.2.3-include_CJK_charmaps-20041114.patch
   Extra big5 table.
* fontconfig-2.2.3-multifamily_fakestyle-20041114.patch
   Compute fake bold and italic style for families do not provide those styles.

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