Whats holding ~100% D GUI back?

rikki cattermole rikki at cattermole.co.nz
Fri Nov 29 10:19:58 UTC 2019

On 29/11/2019 10:55 PM, Basile B. wrote:
> Back to the original topic. What people don't realize is that a 100% D 
> GUI would be a more complex project than the D compiler itself. Just the 
> text features is a huge thing in itself: unicode, BDI.

Assuming you mean BIDI yes. Text layouting is a real pain. Mostly 
because it needs an expert in Unicode to do right. But its all pretty 
well defined with tests described. So it shouldn't be considered out of 
scope. Font rasterization on the other hand... ugh

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