[cairo] Microsoft Embracing Skia

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Wed Jun 8 22:31:43 UTC 2016

According to
Skia “is a better and more robust solution than .NET's System.Drawing
graphics API, said de Icaza”.

That surprises me just a bit. Skia is the underlying 2D graphics engine
used on Android, which I have used to do a few things. It seems roughly
comparable to Cairo in most ways, though it has a few extra effects
available <https://skia.org/user/api/skpaint>.

In other words, the idea that it can offer such a significant advantage
over anything Microsoft has already developed ...

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