Testing output from each backend (was: [cairo] State of Win32 backend?)

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Fri May 6 12:56:57 PDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 21:46 +0200, Øyvind Kolås wrote:
> On 5/5/05, Owen Taylor <otaylor at redhat.com> wrote:
> > differences, except for the text test cases, which are never going
> > to pass.
> Given the same source TTF font and no hinting; shouldn't the toy API
> be able to provide pixel perfect results assuming the prior font
> handling is doing the right thing?

Not when using the Win32 font backend, which is presumably what you
want to test on Win32, since it is what will be used by applications.
Testing that the FreeType backend works on Windows is rather 
uninteresting, even though (with a bunch of extra dependencies) it 
can be compiled there.


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