[gnome-cyr] Re: [Gnome-print] gdf_find_measured_gdk_font: proposed way to fix severe i18n bug (fwd)


 Теперь бы его заставить как можно быстрее релизнуть 0.30.. Сейчас отпишу ему
об этом.

 Best regards,

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 04 Oct 2001 18:11:13 +0200
From: Lauris Kaplinski <lauris ximian com>
Cc: gnome-print ximian com
To: Vlad Harchev <hvv hippo ru>
Subject: Re: [Gnome-print] gdf_find_measured_gdk_font: proposed way to fix
    severe i18n bug
X-Mailer: Evolution/0.13.99+cvs.2001. (Preview Release)


OK. I applied your changes. Hope everything will work ;-)

Best wishes,
Lauris Kaplinski

On Tue, 2001-09-25 at 14:31, Vlad Harchev wrote:
>  Hello, 
>  gnome-rfont.c:gdf_find_measured_gdk_font is currently used internally to
> find find out the X font that matches the given printer font as close as
> possible. It tries to build an XLFD of the font with a lot of "*" in it, and
> asks X server (by calling gdk_font_load) to load some font that has such XLFD.
> Among other parts of XLFD that are set to '*' is the registry-encoding pair.
> This means that X will return font with ANY encoding!! And it really DOES!
> E.g. in gnumeric, the text in cells is drawn with the font with random encoding,
> text fragments of the same font family, size and weight are drawn using same
> font, but when e.g. style or size or weight is changed for some fragment,
> it may be redrawn with the font with different encoding (think about russian
> text drawn with iso1 font). This of course makes apps that use gnome-print
> unusable (user just can't read what they type right now or what they typed
> in other cell).
>  There is a solution to this problem - just
>     sed -e 's/gdk_font_load/gdk_fontset_load/g' gnome-rfont.c 
> This really fixes that problem - X i18n machinery will care to return only
> fonts with the current locale's encoding. This means fonts with wrong encoding
> will never be returned by gdf_find_measured_gdk_font().
>  Also it fixes other i18n problems (CJK fonts can be used iff they are loaded
> using gdk_fontset_load, they won't work if you use gdk_font_load).
>  Could you please make this modification to gnome-rfont.c?
>  Best regards,
>   -Vlad
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