[cairo] cairo design

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 23 13:24:21 PDT 2004

--- Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> > Is there a wire protocol for remoting Cairo?
> Nope; it's an API, not a network service.  You can glue a network protocol 
> above the SVG level, or take advantage of the existing X/GLX protocols.

Has anyone compared the network traffic generated running remote Cario demos
using the X protocol compared to the GLX protocol? I know this is demo code but
the answer should be interesting.  I suspect xlib wins this one but does GLX
lose by 2:1 or 30:1?

Jon Smirl
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