Re: Documentation on creating a Pango module

On Thu Jan 31, 2002 at 10:38:41AM -0500, Owen Taylor wrote:
: Mostly that, yes. (Also - Xft didn't exist when I started Pango and for
: some languages we have bitmaps, but not decent TTF fonts.)
: > Do you recommend coding for both sets or just Xft?
: I would consider Xft more important in the long run, and it has the important
: advantage that you can use a Unicode based encoding and use OpenType
: for the glyph variants, rather than having to make up some Syriac
: specific glyph encoding. (Assuming you have OpenType Syriac fonts to
: work with.)

Cool. I actually do have OpenType Syriac fonts lying around (not made by
me of course).

I'll go with the Xft for now and see where that goes.


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