[Haskell-cafe] How to get glyph outline from ttf font.
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Sat Apr 4 10:14:16 EDT 2009
A Haskell binding to Freetype2 is indeed missing. Would be nice to have.
On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Jeff Heard <jefferson.r.heard at gmail.com>wrote:
> Yes, the FTGL library, but it uses FTGL on the backend and not
> freetype directly. You might be able to get the flyph shapes from
> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Dmitry V'yal <akamaus at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings. I'm trying to render some glyphs from ttf font to svg
> > image using gtk2hs cairo binding. Since I can find nothing appropriate in
> > gtk2hs API, I decided to draw outlines with bezier curves myself. But
> > to get them out of font? As far as I know, freetype library is capable of
> > extracting outlines, but is there any haskell binding for it which
> > this functionality?
> > Here  one such lib was mentioned, but it wasn't availible
> > that time. Have situation changed today?
> > Thanks in advance
> > 
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