[HarfBuzz] are there any recent changes in harfbuzz?

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at nokia.com
Fri Aug 20 07:40:12 PDT 2010

On Friday, August 20, 2010 03:40:34 pm ext pravin.d.s at gmail.com wrote:
> On 20 August 2010 10:56, arjuna rao chavala
> <arjunaraoc at googlemail.com<mailto:arjunaraoc at googlemail.com>> wrote: Hi,
> If you go through archives, it will become clear that Harfbuzz is in active
> development towards unifying the rendering  on free software platform.
> Yeah, i understood that while working on this problem
> lohit oriya has some gsub defined in abvs feature tag, but they should be
> in pres as per ot specs
> but its really confusing, is active development is happening on harfbuzz or
> harfbuzz-ng?
> since qt uses harfbuzz not harfbuzz-ng
> if on both then whats are exactly plan?

I can only speak for Qt here: We are currently using harfbuzz. Once ng is 
ready, we'll evaluate and see how to move over. This will certainly not happen 
before Qt 4.8 or even 4.9.

In the meantime I am trying to still fix bugs in harfbuzz (as my time 


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