Re: GTK+-2.x planning

On Tue, 2002-03-12 at 20:48, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org> writes:
> > > Around 17 o'clock on Mar 12, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > > One thing I've been meaning to bring up is printing. Right now we basically
> > > > have that on the someday-maybe 3.x timescale - which is 2004 or most likely
> > > > later. I think a stopgap would be valuable if we can come up with something
> > > > meaningful, perhaps just a virtual GdkDrawable.
> > 
> > At a bare minimum some form of Pango backend that would generate
> > postscript directly or via gnome-print.  Without a way to print a
> > pango layout it is very difficult for me to use.
> Yes - and of course we continue to hope that the gnome-print
> maintainers will take an interest in fontconfig and pango...

Absolutely. I don't think we even have to think about fontconfig if we
use Pango directly, PangoFont->Ft_Face. So the font configuration
problem from gnome-print is gone, we just use Pango fonts.


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