[Bug 37984] [Freetype] Support for "locl" tables

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Wed Apr 3 07:17:17 UTC 2013


https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37984





--- Comment #43 from Georg Duffner <g.duffner at gmail.com>  2013-04-03 00:15:30 PST ---
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> > > > > I’ve updated the page with an explanation and with a screenshot of the expected result.
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks - that's a good starting point for creating some LayoutTests later.
> > > 
> > > Right now HarfBuzzRun doesn't hold language and doesn't set language on the buffer.
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> > > This *is* a Webkit bug.
> > 
> > Ok, then I’m very curious what’s going on in Chromium. Is there any other part of the program that can do something with Opentype features? Because the effects shown in the testpage can’t be replicated but with locl.
> 
> Yes, as you identified yourself, it applies locl, just not the right one.   And to make it apply the right one a fix in webkit is needed.  I'm not quite sure what you are talking about.

I’m sorry, I  probably haven’t understood well the part of HarfBuzzRun "doesn't hold language and doesn't set language on the buffer".
I understood it in a way that HB isn’t responsible for the locl feature effects we see. 

I’m confused. But nevermind, I’m sure you’re doing the right thing.

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