Re: Using the Symbol font with pango (continued)

> On Tue, 2 May 2006, [iso-8859-1] Timothée Lecomte wrote:
>> Before I updated to pango 1.12.2, an 'a' in the Symbol font would be
>> rendered as an 'a', taken from another font (the default font I guess).
>> Somebody with pango 1.10.1 just confirmed that he was seeing the same.
>> Now, the 'a' in the Symbol font is actually rendered as an "alpha" taken
>> from the Symbol font.
>> So, what is the expected behaviour ?
> Since 1.12, Pango is now using the OpenType Layout engine for
> rendering Latin too.  The change you see means that your Symbol
> font has got OpenType tables mapping 'a' to alpha.
> --behdad

Thank you, that sounds like a reasonable explanation ;-)

Best regards,


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