Re: Pango Backend Abstraction

At 14:21 26.08.01 -0400, Alex Larsson wrote:
>On 26 Aug 2001, Sven Neumann wrote:
>> the current state of the Gimp Text Tool in Gimp is in no way
>> final nor has it been designed with care. I haven't yet found 
>> the time to think about this much, but I was under the impression 
>> we could use the FT2 backend on all supported platforms. This
>> is the main reason why I chose it. 
>It should be possible. If it doesn't work currently it is merely a matter 
>of fixing it. The FT2 backend was even originally written for win32.
It is. I already compiled it but still think: if there is no need
to throw in another depency, why do it ?

IMHO 'render to a bitmap' is a quite generic functionality, so
why should it be made available through the FT2 backend only ?

-------- Hans "at" Breuer "dot" Org -----------
Tell me what you need, and I'll tell you how to 
get along without it.                -- Dilbert

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