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

On Sunday 09 March 2003 22:55, Havoc Pennington wrote:
|  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.

I beleive name of this guy is Lars Knoll, I cc'ed him, may be he can comment 
on this.
I doubt though that code is in C. Anyway, most important is common API, you 
can do binding to same API both in C and C++ later (just like in like 

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Best Regards,

Vadim Plessky
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