[cairo] SVG scene lib (was: MOZ-SVG-cairo)

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Thu May 19 11:01:02 PDT 2005

On Sun, 15 May 2005 15:47:14 -0400, Liam Breck wrote:
> Proposed: An SVG Scene (aka canvas) Library for Cairo

This seems like it would be a useful thing. I've been expecting
someone to do something like this for a while, but I haven't seen it

> When there's some consensus, I'll crank out a lib for cairo-win32 from our
> existing code, write a demo app, and release as a prototype under LGPL.

My experience with this sort of thing is that a general proposal like
yours, (which looks fine), won't actually generate much discussion or
consensus. So, I would suggest that rather than waiting for consensus,
you just get started on code. I know that I would be interested in
seeing it, (and I'm not aware of anyone else doing anything similar
right now, so there's not much risk of wasted effort).

I'll likely have more specific comments in reaction to the API of a

Good luck!

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