[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 156148] [GTK] Since the SVG -> OTF Font Converter was enabled, some SVG layout tests are failing.

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Mon Apr 4 16:03:53 PDT 2016


--- Comment #8 from Myles C. Maxfield <mmaxfield at apple.com> ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> I don't understand the interaction between how we use FreeType and Harfbuzz,
> but keep in mind that we do use and depend on both.

My guess is that Harfbuzz is used for complex text shaping only. FreeType is (probably) only used for rendering the glyphs once they have been shaped.

(But I don't know for sure, that's just a guess)

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