[Fontconfig] Matching font by unicode coverage

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at courier-mta.com
Mon Jan 19 18:49:18 PST 2015

Behdad Esfahbod writes:

> >
> > Does matching by FC_CHARSET really add that much overhead?
> It does, but that's not the point.  The difference is that of only calling
> FcFontSort once and using the results, or calling FcFontMatch for, in the
> worst case, every character.
> YMMV, don't come back saying that I didn't warn you :).
> behdad

Oh, I don't think that's the intent here. The general idea is to put all  
characters either in the entire text, or just the ones with the same unicode  
scripts property into a FC_CHARSET, then matching some fonts, and using them  
as far as they can take me, then try again.

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