Leonard Rosenthol <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> At 8:37 PM +0100 2/7/02, Sven Neumann wrote:
> >I hope do be able to complete the new text tool anytime soon and it
> >is supposed to give you even better rendering than gimp-freetype
> >combined with the features of GDynText.
>       Will it still use FreeType for the actual rendering of the
> glyphs?  And if not, then what?

yes, it will use Freetype2 but somewhat hidden behind a Pango layer.
The advantage of using Pango on top of Freetype2 is that it takes care
of all the ugly details of glyph positioning and shaping.

Salut, Sven
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