[cairo] font thrashing

Carl Worth cworth at east.isi.edu
Mon May 3 03:33:55 PDT 2004

On Sat, 01 May 2004 17:47:56 +0200, David Reveman wrote:
> The font and its glyph cache will not be destroyed if you take a
> reference to the font.

Good point David, I should have thought of that.

> We can of course include this type of font caching in cairo but I think
> it's better that we leave it to the application. 


> I cache fonts like this in Waimea WM and it works great. Adding this
> kind of font cache to libsvg-cairo should be easy.

Right. So, John, if you want to work on this cache, I would recommend
looking at putting in in libsvg-cairo rather than cairo.


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