[HarfBuzz] Template or sample code for writing a shaper for harfbuzz-ng?

Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunaraoc at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 29 00:57:14 PST 2010

I am also interested, as I would like to support to ensure the languages
that I know Telugu, Hindi and Kannda are supported fine with the new shaper.


2010/12/15 Ed <ed.trager at gmail.com>

> Hi, Behdad and everyone!
> How are new shaping engines going to be handled in harfbuzz-ng?  As
> plug-in modules, or as hard-coded files?
> Is there sample or template code somewhere that shows how one would
> write a new shaper for harfbuzz-ng?
> Also are there any guidelines on general "do"s and "don't"s when
> writing shaping extensions for harfbuzz-ng in order to maximize
> efficiency and avoid pitfalls?
> I hope that the API and code are sufficiently mature now that you can
> answer these questions or direct me to the appropriate resource(s).
> Thanks!
> -- Ed Trager
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