[cairo] cairo design

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 24 18:14:38 PDT 2004

--- Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> If we're really lucky, multiple applications will actually implement a
> display-list API on top of the immediate mode API and we'll be able to get
> an even better idea how a native cairo version should work.

The two main features of display lists, compilation and remote caching, aren't
accessible to the application above the Cairo layer. Without these two features
display lists are just subroutines that paint. 

Jon Smirl
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