perl-pango 1.227 Layout and render international text
Pango is a library for laying out and rendering text, with an emphasis on internationalization. Pango can be used anywhere that text layout is needed, but using Pango in conjunction with Cairo and/or Gtk2 provides a complete solution with high quality text handling and graphics rendering.
Dynamically loaded modules handle text layout for particular combinations of script and font backend. Pango provides a wide selection of modules, including modules for Hebrew, Arabic, Hangul, Thai, and a number of Indic scripts. Virtually all of the world's major scripts are supported.
In addition to the low level layout rendering routines, Pango includes
Pango::Layout, a high level driver for laying out entire blocks of text, and routines to assist in editing internationalized text.