Commit 4a263588 authored by Jason Rumney's avatar Jason Rumney
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Note the dropping of BDF font support on Windows.

parent 58e3d8e8
......@@ -923,6 +923,16 @@ Emacs has focus. To enable them, set the variable
w32-pass-multimedia-buttons to nil. See the doc string of that variable
for the list of extra keys that are available.
** BDF fonts no longer supported on MS-Windows.
The font backend was completely rewritten for this release. The focus
on Windows has been getting acceptable performance and full unicode
support, including complex script shaping for native Windows fonts. A
rewrite of the BDF font support has not happened due to lack of time
and developers. If demand still exists for such a backend even with
the improved language support for native Windows fonts, future
development in this direction will most likely be based on the
freetype library, giving access to a wider range of font formats.
* Incompatible Lisp Changes in Emacs 23.1
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