[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] Re: Horizontal glyph adjustments are ignored with ICU layout

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Feb 4 04:50:08 PST 2011

On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 11:00:34AM +0000, Michael Meeks wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-02-03 at 23:27 +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > Indeed. A real long term "fix" is to drop ICU layout engine altogether
> > and switch to HarfBuzz, however HarfBuzz lacks Indic shaper right now
> > (promised to be there by March), once it have one we should consider
> > doing so (I'd try to give a hand).
> 	Oooh ! :-) that would be brilliant :-) if we can get that great big (13
> +Mb) blob of ICU out of the codebase, and substitute harfbuzz I'd be
> thrilled :-)

HarfBuzz can do the layout part, but we still need a Unicode library
though it need not to be the monstrous ICU.


 Khaled Hosny

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