[Fontconfig] Fwd: [ft-announce] FreeType now supports color emojis

Raimund Steger rs at mytum.de
Mon Aug 18 23:56:25 PDT 2014

Raimund Steger wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> On 14-08-18 08:58 AM, Raimund Steger wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>> I understand this is mainly an effect of FC_COLOR priority being higher
>>> than FC_FAMILY's?
>> Yes, that's where I'd put it.  At least higher than the weak family
>> priority.
>>> Though I don't expect some run-of-the-mill app/toolkit suddenly adding
>>> color=true to all their patterns...
>> I was discussing whether it's possible for color-aware clients to specify
>> their capability.  If they are to do that, they add color=true to all
>> requests.
> Well, as you said, with a priority that high, advertising a capability
> is not what the property will stand for. It's more like 'lang':
> Overriding poor family choice of users.

i.e. we treat a glyph that is not rendered in color when it could be the 
same way we would treat one that is not rendered at all (= as a box).

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