[Cairo] Re: [xsvg] cairo_text_extents ?
cworth at east.isi.edu
Fri Dec 5 10:16:07 PST 2003
On Dec 4, Bill Spitzak wrote:
> Okay I'll accept that, if changing the matrix does not cause the current
> point to change.
Correct. As for adding another matrix slot into the gstate, we can
look into that again if there's ever a demonstrable reason to do this
> It appears Postscript (or Ghostscript) works like Cairo.
Good. I was implementing to match my reading of the PostScript
specification. It's good to get some assurance from another
> I want to allow a platform-specific "configuration" program that says "the
> default font is this". As designed I CANNOT do this unless every program uses
> the platform-specific interface.
I don't think I've understood your comment here. Is it that you would
like an interface that would enumerate the acceptable family names
that could be passed to cairo_select_font? We could probably add that
without going too far over the slippery slope.
Otherwise, I'm afraid I'll have to ask you to restate what you see
missing from the current API.
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