[cairo] cairo snapshot 1.1.2 now available for testing

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Wed Apr 26 00:59:58 PDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 11:12 -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:40:36 -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> > 
> > This is the first in a series of snapshots working toward the upcoming
> > 1.2 release of cairo.
> We're really getting close to the 1.2 release now.
> Off the top of my head, here are at least three things that still need
> to happen before the release:
> 1) We need to land the device-offset, push/pop_group and other
>    Mozilla-required patches
> 2) We need to fix the set_dpi bug that is resulting in low-resolution
>    fallbacks, (and maybe even rework the API for this while we're at
>    it)
> 3) We need to improve PDF text support---at an absolute minimum it
>    should be as good as the current PostScript Type3 stuff we have,
>    and it would be great if we could do better than that.

There is still no way to do per-page paper size and orientation in the
ps/pdf backends. 

Also, have you added the internal support needed for backends requiring
BeginPage functionality?

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