Re: Combining characters

Thanks for the reply.

> > particular font is a general requirement.  Therefore, I wonder why is it
> > necessary to write shaper modules for each character set.
> Simple. Because there's no mechanism in Pango by which an external
> mapping file is refered to extract the mapping between a sequence of
> Unicode characters and a sequence of glyphs. I guess it'll be never
> written because Pango is going to drop support for X11core fonts (or the
> X11 driver is going to be maintained as it is now with minimal bug fixes).

Ok.  That means, I have to write a pango shaper anyway, right?

Next question is, will I have to write seperate engines for other
toolkits (QT/Xforms etc) as well?


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