[squeak-dev] Sq font rendering [was: The future of Squeak & Pharo ... etc]

Bernhard Pieber bernhard at pieber.com
Sun Jun 28 19:21:28 UTC 2009

Hey, this looks great! Care to explain more about what you are working  
on? What are your goals? I really like the fact that it is loadable  
into three of the forks. ;-)


Am 28.06.2009 um 20:54 schrieb Klaus D. Witzel:

> On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 19:28:50 +0200, Philippe Marschall wrote:
> ...
>> And don't get me "but we need it for fonts". The only way to get nice
>> fonts in Squeak is to avoid it and do it in C with char*.
> Can you see the attached (?) : a platform font, displaying #('Basic  
> Latin' 'Cyrillic'), using standard Squeak libs and VM, its Smalltalk  
> code loadable into Cuis, Pharo and Squeak.
> No line of C nor char*, other than what is already in the VM and its  
> plugins (and currently _nothing_ optimized).
> ?
>> Cheers
>> Philippe
> -- 
> "If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it".  
> Albert Einstein<TestFontRendering.png>

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