A question about fonts

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Thu Mar 10 04:23:00 PST 2011

> I don't think fontconfig will solve the problem on its own.  I think the
> application will actually have to do the job of switching between fonts,
> but fontconfig can provide some information to help the application do a
> better job.

fonctonfig provides the info for higher level libs (pango, harfbuzz) to do the
switching. An app should never implement a switching logic directly (that
confuses users when different app make different switching decisions instead
of relying on system libraries)

Nicolas Mailhot

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