Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Aug 25 20:50:32 EDT 2020
Reminds me of HTML. All platform consistency in display… until Microsoft and Netscape decided to do it “better”. It begs the question, is it better to be consistent with everyone else’s standards, or better to be… well… better?
On Aug 25, 2020, at 5:40 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>> wrote:
Yes, we all remember the TrueType rollout, and the promise of a single-file, cross-platform font definition.
But for that format to provide pixel-perfect matched rendering requires all renderer implementers to use the same code. And as you know, they don't.
More information about the use-livecode