[cairo] ANNOUNCE: Cairo-Perl 0.01

Torsten Schoenfeld kaffeetisch at gmx.de
Thu Aug 18 03:43:13 PDT 2005

After quite some time of lurking in CVS, here's the first release of

Cairo-Perl provides bindings for the vector graphics library Cairo.  It
covers all of the public API[1], has a complete test suite and comes
with some examples demonstrating its usage.  The bindings wrap Cairo in
a Perl-ish and object-oriented way, freeing the programmer from memory
handling and type casting hassles.

This is the first alpha release of the bindings, so there may be bugs.
The Cairo library itself has already been API frozen, so barring
unforeseen situations, the bindings will not change API either.  *If*
there are API changes upstream, the bindings will change API too, of

The package is available from:


Or from cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/cairo in the module "cairo-perl",
tagged as "rel-0-01".  Any CPAN mirror should also have it.

Overview of changes in Cairo 0.01

* Initial release.

[1] Apart from some save-to-stream and PSFile stuff.

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