[cairo] Plans for 1.6?

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Tue Nov 27 22:42:35 PST 2007

On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:59:16 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> Do you want native drawing to pseudo color? Or do you want the ability
> to paint in a local RGB buffer and then copy to pseudo color? The latter
> seems like it will be a lot faster (Render support on pseudo color
> hardware seems unlikely), and will certainly give better looking results
> as we can even dither if desired.

The latter definitely sounds like the right approach.

But anything that doesn't just trigger an assertion failure will be
fine by me. I really don't care about quality for this, (nor have I
seen evidence that anyone else does). So I was tempted to just make
sure the patches that have been proposed aren't totally insane. I
don't know what they do, but there are attempts here:

	Cairo doesn't support 8-bit pseudocolor visuals

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