[cairo] Mozilla Developer day notes

Jost Boekemeier jost2345 at yahoo.de
Sun Aug 8 02:33:06 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-08-08 at 04:42, Keith Packard wrote:

> There shouldn't be any fundemental reason why cairo fonts can't be just as 
> fast as Xft today.

Doesn't cairo send a compose operation immediately?  Of course one could
add a new font backend to cairo which uses the glyph specific parts of
RENDER, but I think the glyph/font handling can and should be done on
top of cairo, not within the library.


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