Re: Rendering Arabic text with Pango & Cairo VS Pango & FreeType

On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 12:13 +0200, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> > it's linked with SDL-1.2.14 and last version of freetype.
> > You also need glee and glut.
> OK. It will take some time then before I can test and debug it as I
> don't have SDL, glee and glut readily available. One quick guess,
> though: Does it help if you take out the comma in "Arial, 4", or
> change it to "Sans 4" ? (And is 4 really a readable size?)

The , is supported in the string format of Pango font descriptions - it
is allowed so that you can represent font names that have components in
them that would be otherwise be interpreted as slant/weight/etc.

 Arial Bold, 10
 Arial, Bold 10

Probably would have been clearer to support quotes...

- Owen

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