Re: Font Problems

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Eric Mader wrote:

> (Also, while debuggin this, it looks like arabic-xft.c is getting called
> for *each word* in the Arabic text. I guess that it's finding the space
> character in another font. This is probably a performance hit...)

I also noticed this, but I guess this is a feature. Owen?

> did we perhaps loose some of the bullet-proofing when things got updated
> to ft2?

Well, the X Arabic shaper is more powerful (and dirtier) than the OpenType
one. Just compare 'modules/arabic/arconv.c' and
'modules/arabic/arabic-ot.c' (both need a rewrite, of course).


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