Re: KDE Interop [Was: D-BUS background]

On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 10:23:46PM +0300, Vadim Plessky wrote: 
> I agree with Havoc:  FontConfig is great because it has been designed with 
> customers (Qt, GTK2, Mozilla) in mind.
> Still, we don't have common solution for *printing*.
> Font embedding & conversion is very important operation for modern Linux/UNIX 
> desktop, and it's a pity that this is not addressed by system-level library.
> I wish David Turner (of FreeType fame) could design&implement the library he 
> was speaking about (which would handle those tasks), but it seems he is very 
> limited on time nowdays, and just doesn't have time to work on it... :-(

People keep telling me that the code Qt uses for font
embedding/conversion is from a guy who would be happy to license under
LGPL, and is written in C. So there may be code there just waiting to
be used.


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