[cairo] Antialiasing renderer

mental at rydia.net mental at rydia.net
Fri May 6 11:35:03 PDT 2005

Quoting Jouni Tulkki <jouni.tulkki at hut.fi>:

> The renderer renders polygons only. Code to convert lines and
> other shapes into polygons is yet to be written.

In the context of a hypothetical cairo backend based on this, that
wouldn't be needed -- cairo takes care of converting everything
into trapezoids for you.

> Texturing and other advanced features are also not available.

You might be able to take advantage of libpixman and other cairoish
facilities to accomplish that, rather than writing it yourself.


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