On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 20:26 -0500, Andrei Simion wrote:
> I have some Perl scripts that connect to a Gimp server and generate
> images. I want to upgrade to the 2.2 version of Gimp and I know that I
> have to change the font names. That's it, I pass a font to the script in
> order to generate an image having a text on it. The question is if it is
> a correspondence between the old font names (ver 1.2) and the one for
> version 2.2.
GIMP 2.x has some code that tries to come up with a good guess in case
you are using the old font descriptions. This is used to interpret the
parasites written by the old GIMP Dynamic Text plug-in. You could have
look at that code (app/text/gimptext-xlfd.c).
But I would suggest you just make yourself familiar with the X Logical
Font Description (that is the old style) and the way that Pango font
descriptions work. The string represensation used for fonts in Pango is
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