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bug #23692: Accessing custom font file formats (Custom Drivers)

Submitted by:  Ian Britten <britten>
Submitted on:  Tue 24 Jun 2008 11:40:03 AM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: Hack required
Status: ConfirmedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Planned Release: None

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Tue 24 Jun 2008 11:49:19 AM UTC, comment #1:




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Werner LEMBERG <wl>
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Tue 24 Jun 2008 11:40:03 AM UTC, original submission:

As a FreeType user, there doesn't seem to be a supported way to add support for additional (custom) font formats.

This can almost be done (By writing a Driver similar to how the provided ones are written), except for the fact that several of the data structures that are needed are not publicly available (They're in FT_INTERNAL stuff).

After various discussions on the mailing lists, it was requested to open a bug here to track this issue.

Ian Britten <britten>


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