[Xcb] Carbon, the new xcb based terminal emulator.

Arnaud Fontaine arnaud at andesi.org
Thu Mar 11 03:41:50 PST 2010

>>>>> Simon Gomizelj <simongmzlj at gmail.com> writes:


    >  Thanks for  the  reply.  I'm aiming  at  something minimal,  rxvt
    > comparable so carbon needs to support X11 fonts.

I think this is a bad  idea to use server-side fonts nowadays. You could
maybe use Pango at the beginning as  this is easy to use, then switch to
freetype  (as suggested  by Vincent)  if  the performance  are not  good

    > I'm not sure if I have the right solution, but I figured out I get
    >    the   right    ascent    and   descent    value   by    reading
    >  fontreply->max_bounds.ascent  and fontreply->  max_bounds.descent
    > directly instead of calling xcb_query_font_char_infos(fontreply)


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