[cairo] SVG & PS/EPS surfaces

Stefan Salewski mail at ssalewski.de
Sun Aug 2 14:05:43 PDT 2015

On Sun, 2015-08-02 at 22:56 +0200, Tomas By wrote:

> Well, I haven't tested to do PS on PS or PDF on PDF in C, so am not sure 
> if that is supposed to maintain the vector purity, but I guess there is 
> something wrong with guile-cairo.

I would be really interested how PS on PS and PDF on PDF behaves -- you
already tested recording surface to PS, so maybe it it not much work to
do the other tests also.

> I may be misunderstanding things, but I have the impression I am using 
> the recording surfaces exactly as intended. Is there some easier/better 
> way to do separate drawings and then combine them?

It is nearly impossible to answer that question without seeing the code.

> It works fine in C so I am not convinced that there is any reason for me 
> not to use both recording and PS/EPS surfaces.

Of course when its works then it should be fine

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