[cairo] Path manipulation functions

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Jun 27 08:12:17 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 16:50 +0200, Nicola Fontana wrote:
> Hi all,
> just some political question.
> Is there any plan to implement higher level functions to deal
> with paths, such as creating an offset path at a specific
> distance from the original one or calculating the intersections
> between two paths?


> If not, someone knows of a specific project fulfilling these
> needs?

No modern ones that I know of.  I'd love to see such a project built
aside/on-top of cairo.

Projects like Inkscape have all the needed code.  Someone should sit
down and make a decent library out of it.

> Thanks in advance

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 Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
        -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

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