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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <arie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Next step: fonts
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 02:20:46 GMT
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 05:14:25PM -0800, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> > Graphite 2 have some regressions on LibO so I do not think
> > it is a good
> > idea right now:
> > 
> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36703
> > 
> > In fact, Linux Libertine G works far better with the
> > original graphite
> > engine on OOo 3.3 (and, BTW, on the AOO builds) than on LibO
> > 3.4.x.
> > 
> > It is important to note that availability of Graphite font
> > features is not
> > only about "nice to have ligatures": many languages, even
> > some European
> > ones, depends on automated substitutions because of grammar
> > impositions so
> > an AOO without Graphite support would be a no-go for many
> > people.
> > 
> 
> OK. I think the binary packages will bring graphite support
> but in any case I don't think we want to force people to use
> optional features so the question is whether these fonts will
> work without graphite.

I don't get the "force people" as long as we already have configure
switches that set ENABLE_GRAPHITE and WITH_FONTS


Regards
-- 
Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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