[cairo] Cairo vs. Xft glyph rendering

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Dec 12 10:39:20 PST 2006

On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 07:43 -0800, Ian Osgood wrote:
> Just curious, but did you look at the XCB backend to inform your  
> recent changes? The XCB renderutil wrapper for glyphs has a similar  
> design.

Not really.  The XCB backend is an adjustment of the old
xlib_show_glyphs() to use xcb renderutil instead of XRender.  These
things are all semantically the same, its just about the optimizations
and I think I've got all that was easy to achieve.

> Are you planning to update the XCB backend to match your recent Xlib  
> changes?

No, feel free to pick them up.

> Ian

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