[cairo] text rendering fixes

Charles Tuckey ctuckey at verano.com
Thu May 20 14:00:55 PDT 2004

David Reveman wrote:
 > Do we want to make this glyph caching system part of cairo? My latest
 > text rendering fixes needs the glyph caching system. I could of course
 > move out the text fixes from the glyph cache patch but that would pretty
 > much mean that I would have to rewrite the fixes in a more inefficient
 > way.

 From a pure usability point of view, my vote would be to add it. In our 
real world program, using the font patch gave us about a 200 fold 
increase in performance. Without the patch we could not use the glitz 
backend to cairo.


Charles Tuckey, MSc.
Software Developer
Verano, Inc.

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