[cairo] Dithering in master

Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 12:59:31 PDT 2008

2008/6/23 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org>:
> On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 10:10 -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
>> Hmm, so that mean you don't get the nicely dithered 16 bit gradients
>> if you're running a 16 bit server with render?  That's a shame..
> Yeah.  Either the server does dithering or not.  Given that xorg
> doesn't, it's safe to assume that server doesn't.  So the only option it
> leaves is to unconditionally disable render compositing in those cases.
> I'm sure that will make some people unhappy though.
> Donno.  What do others think?
> There's a third option also and that's doing gradient dithering
> separately.  That's a valid option still.

Rendering SVG:s with gradients is really hurtful to the eye in 16bit
mode so yes, an option to dither those would be most welcomed
by our graphical design team. :)

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