[MPEG-OTSPEC] Scheduling Zoom meeting to discuss new proposals and AHG recommendations

Hin-Tak Leung htl10 at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jul 3 22:17:25 CEST 2023

 On Tuesday, 4 July 2023 at 03:15:47 GMT+8, Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu.org> wrote:
 > >> > Freetype currently has a preference of SVG over COLRv0/COLRv1 if
> >> both are present, [...]
> >> With the latest release (2.13.1) there is a new load flag
> >> `FT_LOAD_NO_SVG` to make FreeType ignore glyphs in > the SVG table.
> > 
> > Yes, I added that to freetype-py as part of the OT-SVG support (just
> > sync'ing some parts), and found that COLRv1 does not render with
> > freetype git HEAD correctly (yet),

> It probably never will – at least not built-in.  I sincerely hope that
> someone is writing a library (or some glue for a 2D  graphics library
> like Skia) that I can plug into FreeType, similar to an SVG rendering
> library.  It wouldn't even be necessary to support every small detail
> (for example, multiple color palettes); a basic rendering would
> suffice...
Well, a scripting-language based prototype plug-in isn't too bad for a start. The fontval callback, the FT_Outline_Decompose and the SVG renderer hook now all exist as pythonic form. (The fontval callback as C#, perl and golang form too...)  
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