Re: The future of GNOME.

Havoc Pennington <> writes:
> > 	Maybe I am very confounded, but don't freetype engine (v1.2)
> > support font rotation?
> Only for TrueType fonts. There's also t1lib for Type 1 fonts. And there's
> basically no good way to rotate X fonts (without an extension). The app
> developer should be shileded from this mess.

I have never heard of an X11 extension for doing text rotations and
the like (apart from DisplayPostScript, which, I suppose, can rotate
and scale texts as PostScript does).  Does anybody knows of such a
thing being developed somewhere?

M. S.
Martin A. Soto J.                          Professor
Department of Systems Engineering and Computing
The University of Los Andes    -    Bogota. Colombia      

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