Re: About combination of thai and devanagrari

From: Mahesh T. Pai <>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 21:54:44 +0530

li bo said on Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 06:37:58PM +0800,:

> Does it mean if i want to support Devanagari scripts by using truetype font,
> following must be done.
> 1. A higher-level layout engine like Pango to layout the text.
> 2. As truetype font can be considered as a kind of Opentype font, OpenType
> Layout tables(GSUB, GPOS)can be used to handle Devanagari scripts.

While answers to both questions seem to be "yes", any reason why you
want to create your own text layout application / library?

There are already enough libraries which do this out there.

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