Re: Deprecated calls in libzvt

On Mon, 2002-02-04 at 11:41, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > It also uses GdkFont which is again deprecated. Should this be
> > ported to use Pango?
> No, Pango doesn't make sense for a terminal. If it's ported it should
> be to Xlib (XFontStruct, XLoadFont(), etc.)

What makes Pango inherently inappropriate for a terminal?  I can see how
a PangoLayout wouldn't work, but couldn't you implement a
PangoTerminalLayout or something similar?  (Not that it isn't a lot of
work, I am just curious.)


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