[Cairo] Re: [xsvg] cairo_text_extents ?
keithp at keithp.com
Fri Dec 5 20:21:30 PST 2003
Around 19 o'clock on Dec 5, Bill Spitzak wrote:
> I am talking about a string that can be used on the *same* platform by
> multiple programs. I don't think it is acceptable that I have to use a
> device-specific interface when I only want to accept a font-name that I don't
> understand, and give it to cairo, and say "Cairo, you figure this out."
Then either accept the limitations of the toy API or use one of the many
toolkits available on your platform of choice. Those all abstract the
font API nicely and cannot use any lower level font naming abstraction
provided by cairo.
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