[cairo] Finer-grained fallbacks for the PostScript backend

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Aug 27 15:36:23 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 17:58 -0400, Carl Worth wrote:
> So people using the latest cairo should notice fewer, and more
> fine-grained image fallbacks in their PDF output now. But if the
> results seem totally wrong in evince, please double-check with
> some other PDF viewer to see if the cairo output isn't correct, and
> it's just the above poppler bug causing problems.

Nice work indeed.  So, what are we going to do about the fact that all
current evince installations will misrender such cairo-generated PDF
files?  Are we going to try to work around it or just say "upgrade"?


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