[Fontconfig] is the use of "patelt" unique to font-config?

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Sep 25 16:50:14 UTC 2018

It's short for "pattern element". Nothing more.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:26 AM, Weiwu Zhang <a at colourful.land> wrote:

> Quote from
> https://www.freedesktop.org/software/fontconfig/fontconfig-user.html
>     <patelt name="property">
>     Patelt elements hold a single pattern element and list of
>     values. They must have a 'name' attribute which indicates the
>     pattern element name.  Patelt elements include int, double,
>     string, matrix, bool, charset and const elements.
> I have never seen this English word before, not to mention its use as
> a list of possible values for a property to match. Is this innovative
> use of Patelt part of XML vocabulary somewhere or purely originated in
> font-config?
> Thanks!
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