[cairo] Fixing cairo_show_text to advance the current point
cworth at redhat.com
Tue Aug 23 16:46:19 PDT 2005
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 19:39:13 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > Any objections to this going in?
> - The Pango functions that show text are not going to be changed
> at this point. (show_layout, show_layout_line,
I don't see that as a big source of confusion, do you? (Though, it is
unfortunate I waited so long to get around to changing this, as
perhaps the pango APIs would have adopted a similar convention.)
> - Your patch doesn't change show_glyphs(), and I tend to agree
> with that.
Yes, that was quite intentional.
> So, the question is - is the gain in convenience for the toy API
> worth the possible confusion and the need to document the
Where would we be documenting inconsistency? In pango vs. cairo? I see
the pango APIs as quite distinct from cairo_show_text. Would you
expect users to mix these calls?
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