Help me, I want to draw true type fonts in a window

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jun 25 12:55:16 PDT 2008

Le mercredi 25 juin 2008 à 21:02 +0300, Maxim Levitsky a écrit :
> Maxim Levitsky wrote:

> > Pango is still gnome specific, and drags in glib for example

Pango works loads better than the QT stuff (say my font creator friends
that are mostly KDE users). And I would not be surprised if HarfBuzz
inherited a glib dep from pango.

> > Is there something like this.
> Is harfbuzz what I need?

Depends if you want mature code or not. HarfBuzz has made no official
releases yet

Short-term your only solid solution is pango.

Nicolas Mailhot
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