[cairo] X extensions

Russell Shaw rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Tue Aug 9 08:22:49 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?

What format is the data sent from the client to the server?
Ie, is it pdf commands, or something different for graphic

Is text rendered on the client side, or the X server?

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