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Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:29:31 +0100
From: Luca Barbato <>
Subject: Re: Summary of 1.0 marketing plan/scheme/nefarious plot from

On 11/30/12 2:27 AM, Rich Felker wrote:
> I'd go with xfce or lxde. Last I checked fvwm still didn't even have
> modern text support (using legacy X font system). BTW, supposedly the
> new HarfBuzz and other text rendering stack stuff has taken a turn in
> the direction we like. I saw an article on the redesign that claimed
> 98-99% drop in bloat for working with fonts. I mention this mainly
> because, as much as a lot of us are unhappy with FDO and related
> projects, it would be nice to support and praise when that stuff does
> move in the right direction.

HarfBuzz isn't that strange not-quite-C++-yet-C++ franken-library?


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