On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 12:41:42PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> 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.

And you get all the beautiful rendering of lots of exotic scripts!
Imagine, now you will be able to render your APL programs in Gimp
with comments in Chinese and Runes intermixed. 8-)

This is really the way to go! Keep it up.

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