[HarfBuzz] Quick show of hands needed

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Thu Jul 21 12:27:40 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 8:21 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
> I'm wondering: should harfbuzz try compatibility composition/decomposition
> (NFKC/NFKD) if a font doesn't support a character?
> It's easy to do so, but I'm sure how desirable that is.

In general, the less harfbuzz does, the better; makes it more
pluggable into weird environments.

If it's not possible to do this outside of harfbuzz or if having
harfbuzz do it somehow affects performance in an important way, then
maybe I'd say it's a better idea.

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