[cairo] JPEG Support For Libcairo
Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
enrico.weigelt at gr13.net
Sat Jan 2 03:17:28 PST 2016
On 31.12.2015 14:02, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Indeed, at the time, the impression I got from Carl and others was
> that the PNG support is just a convenience and everything else should
> be done on top.
Agreed. Maybe we should even put the png stuff into a separate library
and declare the builtin one deprecated. That way, we leave the distros
the decision whether to keep it enabled, and applications can be
The interesting question now is: should we have separate libraries per
image file format, or one big one, which might even do automatic format
detection (so applications dont need to care at all).
> gtkpixbuf is one such library that supports a bunch of formats. I
> imagine the glib dependency might not be desirable, so someone might
> want to start a new library.
Exactly. For my project (an tiny widget toolkit) I *definitivly* do
*not* want anything of that bloat.
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