[squeak-dev] Re: Sq font rendering [was: The future of Squeak &
Pharo ... etc]
Klaus D. Witzel
klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Sun Jun 28 19:50:50 UTC 2009
On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 21:21:28 +0200, Bernhard Pieber wrote:
> 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. ;-)
three of the forks: a "simple" side effect by the very developer who's
responsible for the rendering part, he prefers subclassing of existing
BTW: Cuis has no WideString but will probably be the fastest of the three.
goals: render _every_ glyph that is in _any_ modern (Unicode) platform
font; make fonts offline and online usable, especially on small devices if
needed, on demand (by end user).
working on: three parts 1) fonts/glyphs without new plugins/VM support; 2)
glyphs "char" map visualization (for end user support); 3) glyph
composition (for complicated scripts which need more than one glyph per
Have an application in mind which we can add for doing tests?
"If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it".
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