[cairo] Re: drawlist type functionality?

Mike Emmel mike.emmel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 18:31:06 PDT 2005

On Apr 4, 2005 9:24 PM, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another thing to add would be to gather all of the moveto/drawto
> commands into a vertex array. Vertex arrays on OpenGL can be many
> times faster than discrete commands.
> I would recommend building this first on Glitz since OpenGL already
> supports highly optimized display lists. Then after Glitz is working
> you'll have a good idea of what the API should be and what features
> the shared library needs.
> If you don't start with Glitz you run a large risk of building
> something that won't map onto OpenGL cleanly.
Right good idea.
Actually I'd like to look at glitz/opengl  maybe you can just take the
top half of the display list support and port that for the other
backends ?
I've not looked at the internals does this sound reasonable ?


> --
> Jon Smirl
> jonsmirl at gmail.com

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