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commit 3527445a5a72748629a1ffad0542caaee477be16
parent 330eb86709e6d7f555f13db30735a0b15e993f82
Author: bzt <>
Date:   Wed, 13 Jan 2021 02:30:39 +0100

Added SSFN as a Suckless font rendering library

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2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ b/ @@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ There are several other projects which are inspired by the spirit of suckless. * [spp]( - simple pre processor * [spt]( - simple pomodoro timer * [srw]( - simple read wrapper +* [ssfn]( - single header bitmap, pixmap, vector font renderer * [ssg]( - slide generation system with markdown-like syntax * [ssg]( - Static site generator 180 LoC * [sup](// - minimalistic sudo replacement diff --git a/ b/ @@ -49,6 +49,13 @@ care about font specifics. [Some work]( has already been done to replace libXft and Fontconfig. Real-world testing is however still needed. +A simple solution is [Scalable Screen Font](, +which is a dependency-free, single ANSI C89 header file that can render bitmap, +pixmap and vector fonts using the same API. Uses a very efficient font format and +includes a multiplatform command line tool to convert virtually all font files +into .sfn files. Comparable to professional font rendering engines, supports +UNICODE, scaling, anti-aliasing, alpha-blending, kerning, ligatures etc. + ***Requirements:*** C knowledge, some X11 knowledge and of course knowledge about the font formats and how to handle them.