[cairo] Any alternatives to libgs DEVICE=cairo for reading PS into a cairo surface?
behdad at behdad.org
Sat Sep 15 18:06:23 PDT 2012
On 09/14/2012 06:16 PM, John Ellson wrote:
> Behdad at one time wrote a cairo device for libgs (ghostscript).
> I had written a plugin for graphviz that successfully used this device to
> import PS images as node shapes in graphs.
> According to:
> this device was dropped from libgs .
Correct. I hacked devcairo in libgs during a flight back from LGM where Ralph
and I were on the same flight...
It probably would take a determined person a couple nights worth of hacking to
bring it up to an acceptable level (add image and text handling, perhaps more
work for gradients).
Unfortunately I don't see myself working on it.
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