[HarfBuzz] Complex text layout for WebKit

Adam Langley agl at google.com
Tue Mar 24 17:32:28 PDT 2009


I'm looking to implement complex text layout (a WebKit term for RTL
esk text) for Skia, which is the graphics library which underpins
Android and Chromium on Linux.

Harfbuzz is the best fitting library that I've found (thanks!).

Do you currently have plans to provide a Bidi API (UTF16 string ->
HB_ScriptItem)? If not, would you accept one?

Likewise, would you want code to provide the harfbuzz-external hooks
via, say glib, in your tree? If so, what's your preferred system?
linux-kernel style inline patches, attached patches, git:// urls of



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