[cairo] Hyperlinks in document surfaces - what's the complexity?

Bryce Harrington bryce at osg.samsung.com
Wed Jan 14 19:26:35 PST 2015

On Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 01:17:45PM +0300, Dmitry Shubin wrote:
> Dear Cairo team,
> I am looking for hyperlinks support in Cairo output, primarily in PDF
> output. I consider investing time in adding such support to Cairo.
> Is there any information, thoughts, estimates you'd want to share on this
> topic? I've seen  [cairo] API proposal for document links
> <http://lists.cairographics.org/archives/cairo/2007-November/012026.html>;
> is this proposal still valid? What would be the minimum viable feature set
> for this?

Hi Dmitry,

Sure we'd love to see your patches.  You may want to start by drafting
your own API proposal, for any new externally accessible functions (or
changes to existing ones).  The email link you reference seems like an
excellent point to start from; you may be able to just update that
proposal and repost it for further comment.  Make sure to review the
commentary the old proposal already received.

Also, check to see if Alp Toker posted a branch or partial
implementation of the feature, as that could save you some

Good luck,

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