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Re: Opaque fonts/colorspace. Quartz

From: Alexander Malmberg
Subject: Re: Opaque fonts/colorspace. Quartz
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 16:44:53 +0200

BALATON Zoltan wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Alexander Malmberg wrote:
> > BALATON Zoltan wrote:
> > > Sorry for the ignorance, but what particular information are you talking
> > > about here?
> >
> > Information dealing with generating glyphs from unicode characters and
> > positioning them:
> According to the MacOS X docs NSFont has a bunch of methods for similar
> purpose, see methods staring with positionOfGlyph: Couldn't these be used
> to get the necessary information in the gui or am I missing something?

In theory, these might be able to do some of the work when laying out
glyphs, but I wouldn't count on it. Either way, they don't help in the
actual glyph generation (only(?) ligatures in western scripts; look at
the different examples of indic scripts for more advanced glyph

- Alexander Malmberg

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