[cairo] Language bindings doc

Christof Petig christof at petig-baender.de
Thu Sep 1 03:19:04 PDT 2005

Carl Worth schrieb:
> As far as naming that type, I've intentionally avoided using the word
> "solid" in the cairo API, (although we do use "solid" within the
> implementation to refer to single-color patterns). I've avoided this
> term in the public API because of the possibility that "solid" might
> be interpreted as "opaque" rather than the "single, uniform color"
> sense that is intended.
> But I can't really think of better name than "solid" anyway. We
> avoided the problem within cairo's API by simply not having names for
> pattern sub-types, but here, obviously some name is necessary.

what about "uniform"? [My dictionary shows self-coloured as the
translation for the german word 'uni' which simply means single colored
and was the first to come into my mind.]

e.g. create_uniform_pattern

If I grasp the correct meaning for the function this name would be

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