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Re: Identifying remaining core font users



On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 02:42:12PM +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:53:00PM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > 
> > The right person to ask this would be Behdad, as he's the Fedora/Red
> > Hat/upstream maintainer of most core components of our current text
> > stack. IIRC his advice last time I asked the question was to avoid
> > accessing fontconfig directly, but to pass through gtk2/pango, QT, or
> > pango-cairo in cairo 
> 
> Is using Xft an acceptable way of using fontconfig or is it too low 
> level?

Behdad's advice to me was to use Xft to replace raw X*Font calls in
the example I gave:

http://caml.inria.fr/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/ocaml/trunk/otherlibs/graph/text.c?rev=6171&view=markup

Rich.

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