[Fontconfig] Interrogating arbitrary font files

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 22:37:11 PST 2007

> > Just wondering if there is something standard, small on resources and
> > widely installed and updated that I can rely on (via Python, popen or
> > otherwise) to query fonts.
> Maybe TTX/FontTools (package name in Ubuntu is 'fonttools') might be
> useful?  (It's not widely installed, but...)
Thanks Jan, I've tried that one. It's not that small and brings Perl with it! 
But, it does do a good job. I guess, if it's the only game in town, then I 
might have to go that way. 

 I think I might be better served by finding some spare time and learning me 
some C :)


More information about the Fontconfig mailing list