[cairo] X extensions

Russell Shaw rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Tue Aug 9 07:52:49 PDT 2005

Carl Worth wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Aug 2005 02:15:24 +1000, Russell Shaw wrote:
>>I want to add tiltable ellipses, bezier curves, and other graphic primitives as
>>an X extension. I already have code for them that works. Is there an active
>>developers list for X hacking?
> This list sounds like an interesting place to start. We talk a lot
> about how to draw things like ellipses, curves, etc. with X here.
>>Is cairo used for text, or is there another api for that?
> Yes, cairo has support for text rendering.

Does cairo use Xft for font rendering, or does it render the
character glyphs itself?

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