[HarfBuzz] pango and harfbuzz

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jun 12 11:25:02 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 09:19:17AM -0700, Felipe Heidrich wrote:
> Thank you Behdad, that is important information to me.
> It seems I will need a mix of pango+harfbuzz.
> pango to itemzime+font-fallback and harfbuzz for shaping (with font
> features support, linear layout).

I use Pango/HarfBuzz in a similar way in a toy font viewer[1], but I
disable font fallback since it is undesired for my use case (also, I use
pango_reorder_items()[2] though its use seems to be discouraged).

[1] https://github.com/khaledhosny/fontview/blob/master/src/font-view.c#L192
[2] https://developer.gnome.org/pango/unstable/pango-Text-Processing.html#pango-reorder-items


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