Indian script : unicode font standard : is it ttf or otf

Алексей alzinovyev at
Mon Oct 17 01:08:43 PDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:04 AM, jitendra <jituviju at> wrote:
> Indian scripts are typically standardized as in OTF and most OSes are
> designed for ttf.
> Is wayland affected by this choice?
> Does it have builtin binding for ttf.
> Typically the graphics packages are having their rendering libraries
> assuming ttf ( even for unicode)
> What happnes then.
> In and MSWindows , thuis appears to be an issue due to which
> localization has been difficult

Wayland does not know about fonts at all, it works only with (window)
buffers. Freetype (which should be used by most applications for
rendering) should work with OTF fonts.

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