[cairo] Cairo vs. Xft glyph rendering
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
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
No, feel free to pick them up.
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