[HarfBuzz] harfbuzz work

Phil Race Phil.Race at Sun.COM
Thu Aug 6 13:12:08 PDT 2009

Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> ant to deal with cmap directly.   
>> There are multiple reasons not to:
>>  - fontconfig for example, can handle non-Unicode cmap's by calling  
>> iconv,
> Hmm. Interesting, though I wonder how many fonts in the wild have  
> *only* a non-Unicode cmap.

I don't know "how many", but they exist. The older Chinese fonts still 
shipping on Solaris 10
have only 3,5 cmaps. And there's the Microsoft symbol fonts too.


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