[HarfBuzz] harfbuzz-ng: Branch 'master' - 3 commits

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Thu Jul 21 12:17:13 PDT 2011

On 07/21/11 15:06, Grigori Goronzy wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 08:41 PM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> The reason I ended up doing this however is that what we were doing was not
>> exactly what UAX #29 [1] does anyway.  So instead of fooling users into
>> believing that this is useful for cursor positioning, I decided to make it do
>> one thing: map characters and glyphs minimally.
> What a strange rationale. I would see this as a motivation to bring
> HarfBuzz more in line with the recommendations in annex #29.

But that's not the job of the shaper.


>> http://git.gnome.org/browse/pango/commit/?h=harfbuzz-ng-external&id=26475e516f2384efaefe3dd97bd99f2176291354
>> You can do something similar.  If it's considered useful, I can provide an
>> hb_buffer_*() API to do it maybe.
> This definitely would be useful.
> Best regards,
> Grigori Goronzy

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