[fpc-pascal] freetype unit + unicode
dle3ab at angelbase.com
Tue Oct 4 19:09:36 CEST 2011
On Tue 4 Oct 2011, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
> > Is there some secret, hidden documentation for fpc's freetype unit? (and so
> > many other units?) :P
> But you are in luck: this is open source, and the Lazarus IDE lets you jump
> and look around in the FPC code very easily :-)
> If you need some UTF8 extensions to the freetype unit, feel free to make
> some suggestions, and we'll see what we can do.
> When the unit was made, unicode support was a thing of the distant future.
> (a future which of course crept up on us faster than we imagined)
Ah, this is the answer I was looking for! Well this looks like a place where I
might actually be able to contribute some code to the fpc project, which is
something I've been wanting to be able to do for a long time. We'll see how
Of course the first task is to get fpc and lazarus configured to use the svn
version, something I've attempted and abandoned countless times. Hmmm.
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