[HarfBuzz] lack of documentation drives me crazy
wl at gnu.org
Sun Jun 16 06:05:54 PDT 2013
> Lemme try to answer some of your questions from my very limited
> knowledge until Behdad responds.
Thanks! I think my main problem is that I've never used Cairo.
Otherwise, a lot of concepts would be immediately clear to me, I
>> For example, what's the difference
> A hb_ft_face is internal to hb_ft_font and created automatically. It
> is needed by the font object to query font metrics and read sfnt
> tables. I don't know why you would create one yourself.
Actually, as the sample code from my previous e-mail shows, I really
need only hb_ft_face_create :-)
> hb_font_create and hb_face_create create "abstract" objects. If you
> create them like this, you need to implement and assign a bunch of
> callbacks to them to make them work. [...]
Yeah, I've realized this meanwhile. Fortunately, I only need to work
with FreeType, so I don't need such hassles.
> Check this out:
Thanks! I've tried to find this e-mail, but somehow I failed.
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