At 12:41 PM 2/8/2002 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
>Leonard Rosenthol <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >       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.

         Yup, Pango is great stuff and definitely the way to go.  That 
should make for some VERY NICE text support in future Gimps.    Now you'll 
just have to support PSD Text Layers ;).


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