[Fontconfig] Pattern Matching Issues

Tom Hacohen tom.hacohen at samsung.com
Wed Feb 5 01:34:15 PST 2014

On 04/02/14 22:15, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 14-02-03 07:43 AM, Tom Hacohen wrote:
>> As you may remember, I work on the efl (enlightenment.org). We have support
>> for using fonts straight off the filesystem (i.e a filename), or a font in
>> memory, embedded in our theme files. I'd like to be able to query the system
>> for similar fonts in order to find the most suitable fonts for font fallback
>> in case those font files are missing characters.
>> I would be happy to know if you have any better idea for implementing that.
> Interesting.  Let us know how it goes.

Seems to be working nicely, which I find really cool. The alternative 
would have been implementing that function on my own, which I was trying 
to avoid. Too bad it'd only be available for people with new  versions 
of fontconfig (>= 2.11.0).

Thanks a lot.


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