[cairo] cairo design

Carl Worth cworth at east.isi.edu
Sat Apr 24 19:08:09 PDT 2004

On Sat, 24 Apr 2004 09:36:51 -0700 (PDT), Jon Smirl wrote:
> --- Owen Taylor <otaylor at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Or maybe instead we should do some apps and see if they are actually
> > necessary? Presumably a display list looks a whole lot like a 
> > "stored group" - I don't imagine that introducing them later compatibly
> > would be a problem.
> I tend to think if they get introduced later no one will use them.

The idea is to avoid API complication (or breakage) due to premature

We'll add an API like this if we have a real application that needs it
and can tell us what it should look like. This helps guarantee that we
don't add interfaces that will never be used.


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