[Fontconfig] fontconfig & font tree list

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Feb 24 06:51:33 PST 2010

On 02/24/2010 05:41 AM, Samuel Brassard wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod さんは書きました:
>> On 02/22/2010 04:24 AM, Samuel Brassard wrote:
>>> How does that sound? Am I looking at the right place anyway?
>>> I think I could try to put my hands into that.
>> You can do that already.  There's even ~/fonts.conf.d
>> You just need an app to use that information.
>> behdad
> I know it's possible to create a library that uses a modified version of
> fontconfig's configuration format, but...

No.  That's not what I meant.  The fontconfig library and configuration as is
allow you to define your custom elements.

> - What is fontconfig going to do with a property like "usersort", which
> will lie in the same configuration file?

Just passes it on.  It's up to the user to make any use of it.


> - fontconfig is already appending external information to fonts (ex:
> aliases); why having a separate library continue the work?

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