Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:16:00 -0800 From: nwmcsween@...il.com To: "musl@...ts.openwall.com" <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: Summary of 1.0 marketing plan/scheme/nefarious plot from IRC. I would try enlightenment, it's a stack that is reasonably portable and utilized within a few embedded projects which IMO is a good fit with musl. A few things need to be fixed within the codebase though specifically the feature macros from what I glanced at. On Nov 30, 2012, at 11:05 AM, Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> wrote: > On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 03:29:31PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote: >> 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? > > Bleh, it looks like it was converted to C++ at some point. This is a > major disappointment. Add "opentype interpreter" to the list of core > system components that need to be replaced... Fortunately, I think > this is something that can be done in at most a couple thousand lines > of C. > > .. WTF. On looking at it again, it seems to be C source with .cc > extension on all the source files. No idea what they were thinking. > I'd be interested in hearing the story on this. > > Rich
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