[cairo] Re: cairo-java API review

Jeff Morgan kuzman at gmail.com
Mon May 2 07:27:13 PDT 2005

On 4/30/05, Owen Taylor <otaylor at redhat.com> wrote:
> I spent some time going through the cairo-java API in detail.
> Unlike my recent Java-GNOME foray, this is meant to be comprehensive.

Thanks for taking the time.

> Obviously the Cairo C API is still in flux and this is reflected
> in the comments ... both in places where the Java bindings haven't
> caught up with the C API, and in places where there are future
> planned changes in the C API.

Thanks for providing your knowledge and insight.  These are great 
ideas on how to improve the bindings and I will make the corresponding 
updates to the API over the next week or so.

> I'd like to see eventually some sort of guidelines document for
> creating a binding for Cairo. While some parts of the binding
> will be forced by the language, and others by the correspondence
> to the C API, there are other things which are more or less
> arbitrary and it would be nice if the different languages make
> the same choices.

This would be very helpful.

Jeffrey Morgan

"The highest reward for a man's toil is not
what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it"
    - Jon Ruskin

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