Re: pango+harfbuzz

On Aug 22, 2012, at 11:54 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:

> On 08/21/2012 06:21 PM, John Ralls wrote:
>> So my remaining question is should I set up Gtk-OSX to build HarfBuzz for 10.5 and later? Put another way, does HarfBuzz improve font appearance with CoreText? What about FreeType?  
> On OS X, you have to choose whether you want to use the CoreText text stack,
> or the Fontconfig+FreeType+HarfBuzz font stack.  For now, use the native one.
> In the future I may make it possible to use HarfBuzz in Pango without
> Fontconfig+FreeType, and at that point we may prefer it over CoreText shaper.
> behdad

Got it, thanks.

John Ralls

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