[mapserver-dev] Complex Text Rendering
Lime, Steve D (MNIT)
Steve.Lime at state.mn.us
Tue May 21 07:49:53 PDT 2013
Hi Thomas: I definitely support improvements in this area. It will be an extremely important way to differentiate MapServer from other rendering engines.
From: mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of thomas bonfort
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:39 AM
To: MapServer Dev Mailing List
Subject: [mapserver-dev] Complex Text Rendering
While I was initially planning on sending this as an email, here's a RFC online version for adding support for complex text shaping and layout in mapserver.
(raw version here until the website gets updated: https://github.com/mapserver/docs/blob/branch-6-2/en/development/rfc/ms-rfc-98.txt )
This is a major development with widespread changes and implication, and along with RFC91 (layer filter normalization) probably calls for a 7.0 release.
Note that this RFC is still incomplete, and needs quite a bit of work in order to go into the details. I'm putting it up in this state to hopefully get early comments and a feel of the temperature before moving forwards with it.
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