[cairo] Announcing cairocffi, a drop-in replacement for pycairo
simon.sapin at exyr.org
Mon Jan 7 14:57:43 PST 2013
I’d like to announce the first release of cairocffi, a set of CFFI-based
Python bindings for cairo.
cairocffi can be installed with pip/distutils (the usual Python tools.)
It runs on Python 2.6, 2.7 and 3.x (CPython and PyPy) with the same code
base. It exposes some API that is recent in cairo, but also runs on
older cairo versions. (Trying to use unavailable stuff causes a runtime
Finally, cairocffi’s API is fully compatible with Pycairo.
It can pretend to be pycairo with cairocffi.install_as_pycairo()
CairoSVG runs unchanged in this case, for example.
That is all!
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