XSetBackgroundPixmap question

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat May 19 16:23:39 PDT 2012

James Buren <ryu0 at ymail.com> writes:

> Wow, that was fast. Thanks. Some other questions I've been having. I've been considering using
> the XRender extension and I've noticed the documentation is nearly non-existent. What advantages
> does it offer over older Xlib drawing API? At the very least, it seems to offer more complex graphics
> operations like scaling and alpha blending.

You should look at cairo instead -- it nicely wraps the render extension
with a pretty postscript-like API.

keith.packard at intel.com
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