[cairo] Text: Subpixel positioning of glyphs

Nikolaus Waxweiler madigens at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 18:54:29 UTC 2018

Hi again,
I'm interested in Gtk gaining subpixel positioning of glyphs. Matthias
Claasen has done some work here:

This commit:
adds subpixel positioning to the image backend and it seems to work
judging from test suite images, aside from some failures due to
misaligned text (e.g. text-rotate seems to be slightly broken by the

Test suite failures aside, are there objections or general gotchas for
that patch? I still have to figure out what else is to be done to enable
this in Gtk.

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