[cairo-bugs] [Bug 38516] Make Text in generated SVG file selectable

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Sun Oct 16 13:01:39 PDT 2011


--- Comment #18 from Emmanuel Pacaud <emmanuel.pacaud at lapp.in2p3.fr> 2011-10-16 13:01:39 PDT ---
> +cairo_public void
> +cairo_svg_set_support_text_glyphs (cairo_surface_t         *surface,
> Wrong.  No need to have this.  User can decide whether to call
> cairo_show_glyphs() or cairo_show_text_glyphs() for themselves.

What if the user doesn't call cairo_show directly but use
pango_cairo_show_layout ? I think the method used for showing glyphs (<text> or
<glyph>) should be configurable. Text support in the different open source svg
renderers is quite bad, and the <glyph> method is a good way to ensure a good

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