[cairo] Re: cairo-java API review
stevech1097 at yahoo.com.au
Sun May 1 19:48:20 PDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-05-01 at 12:00 -0700, cairo-request at cairographics.org
> 1. cairo-java API review (Owen Taylor)
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> On Sun, 2005-05-01 at 12:00 -0700, cairo-request at cairographics.org
> > I spent some time going through the cairo-java API in detail.
> > Unlike my recent Java-GNOME foray, this is meant to be comprehensive.
> > Pattern
> > =======
> > Should be a heirarchy of classes
> > Pattern
> > [SolidPattern - doesn't exist in C]
> > SurfacePattern
> > Gradient
> > LinearGradient
> > RadialGradient
> > To avoid having Pattern(4 doubles) return a linear gradient, Pattern(6 doubles)
> > return a radial gradient, and to avoid having methods like addColorStop()
> > which can be called on inappropriate pattern types.
> > LinearGradient/RadialGradient constructors probably should have overloaded Point
> > versions.
I think it would be a lot easier for bindings if the cairo docs were
organised into their implied class hierarchy - something more like the
way the gtk+ docs are organised.
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