[HarfBuzz] Question about HarfBuzz-ng CTL Shaper Status
jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Thu Sep 16 00:42:04 PDT 2010
On 16 Sep 2010, at 02:33, Ed wrote:
> Hi, Behdad and everyone,
> Just want to confirm something:
> I thought Harfbuzz-ng did not yet have "complex text shaper" support.
> But in Firefox 4 beta with gfx.font_rendering.harfbuzz.level set to 1,
> Devanagari and Arabic looks correct. So shapers are present then?
No. Firefox is using harfbuzz only for certain "simple" scripts such as Latin; it falls back to platform code (CoreText on OS X, Uniscribe on Windows) for complex scripts.
> Best - Ed
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
>> On 09/14/10 22:05, Ed wrote:
>>> Thanks, Behdad,
>>> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
>>>> harfbuzz-ng already supports all you asked for and then some :).
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