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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [contributions][awt] Font library
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2007 21:44:15 GMT
Cool -- thanks Alexey & the team at Intel.

Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I am glad to announce a new contribution to Harmony classlib on behalf
> of Intel. The archive with the contribution is uploaded to the
> following location:
>   http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3583
> 
> The package contains a library for retrieving font properties and text
> drawing. The library supports TrueType and Type1 fonts.
> 
> This library will give the following benefits for Harmony:
> 1. possibility to draw a text in headless mode
> 2. retrieve all the font metrics required by the JavaSE 5 spec
> (current implementation can not do this)
> 3. all the metrics and glyph images will be the same for all supported
> platforms (current implementation works with the system dependent
> libraries
> 
> The package also contains ant build script and demo application.
> 
> All the opinions will be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> SY, Alexey
> 

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