[Fontconfig] Re: Multi lingual fontconfig names (was [PATCH]
Additional vendor string)
daichi.k at aioros.ocn.ne.jp
Sun Feb 27 19:06:22 EST 2005
On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 22:42:59 -0800
Keith Packard wrote:
> I don't see how these are better than LANG and LC_CTYPE, aside from
> accepting a list of allowed languages. We could permit that as an
> extension for unusual cases, but then we'd want to also use those in
> the font preference mechanism which does currently use LANG, LC_CTYPE
> and LC_ALL.
I'd prefer those familiar variables of course, I'm thinking unusual
> In any case, I want to do this in a new API which would accept an
> optional application-provided language tag and return the 'best'
> name from the available list (or perhaps sort the available names
> according to some metric). Attempting to overload the existing API
> with this new semantic seems like a bad idea.
'sort' sounds fine for me ;-) I'm looking forward to see those
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