[cairo] GSoC Status Update #1

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Jun 20 16:04:39 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 16:01 -0700, Thomas Coppi wrote:
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> Hello!
> Just a quick update on my progress on improving the XCB backend.
> The past few weeks I've spent mostly making minor improvements and
> generally getting acquainted with the XCB and Xlib backends.
> Starting this week I have started integrating improvements from the
> Xlib backend, specifically the font rendering changes.

Thanks Thomas,

Have you thought about the approach Carl suggested?  Namely, to make the
Xlib backend use the XCB backend internally, and implement dummy XCB
functions based on Xlib if XCB is not available?


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