[webkit-dev] Buggy Font Selection in GTK Port

Mike Hommey mh+webkit at glandium.org
Mon Aug 25 06:25:08 PDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 06:44:53PM +0530, Romil Mittal <romil at adobe.com> wrote:
> Hi Martin/Mike,
> Although the fallback mechanism for FontConfig is there, it does not exist for the Pango implementation. So if you are using (compiling) FontPlatformDataPango.cpp file, then the problem mentioned by Martin is observed. In en_US locale, you will not be able to see Japanese/Korean etc characters.

Note that except if it has been fixed since release 1.0.1 (around revision
34575), the freetype backend (using fontconfig) doesn't display CJK
characters in en_US locale.


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