[vdr] Re: ANNOUNCE: graphlcd-0.1.2-pre5
andreas.regel at gmx.de
Tue Mar 22 18:18:44 CET 2005
Lucian Muresan wrote:
> this is all very cool, such a pity I missed (by 2 or three days) sending
> you my patches against 0.1.2-pre4 which are adding optional FreeType2
> support directly in the cFont class of glcdgraphics, and unlike the
> current genfont also whith the freedom of choosing the desired character
> encoding (that was one of the main reasons I started doing this, I want
> to also display iso8859-2 encoded characters on the display, and I think
> other users with EPG or localization in non-western-encoding languages
> might like that, too), and no conversion is necessary, one can see right
> away how the font sizes are fitting the plugin's display.
That's sounds nice. I already thought about integrating ft2 rendering in
the cFont class but dropped it for the first time because of the bad
look when it comes to sizes smaller than 8 or 9. If it is working in
parallel to the old font file stuff then I think it's worth integrating
> One other reason was that I wrote a "meta-driver" for LCD-proc 0.5 using
> your graphlcd-base library, just like yo're using serdisplib to add a
> few more supported displays by just one more driver, and I also sent you
> 2 or 3 private emails around 17-18 january and I got no response at all.
I just didn't had the time to anwser and then just forgot it. :)
> At that time I had not yet started the freetype2 digging.
> Anyway, it doesn't matter now. If you're interested I will rework my
> modifications to fit the new version and send you the patches.
That would be nice.
> I still had some trouble with the layounting of FT2 fonts on the VDR
> plugin's display (mine is 128x64), but as it is still "pre5" you might
> want us to discuss those things after I'll send the patches?
We will see.
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