[cairo] Re: Documentation

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at cs.toronto.edu
Sat Jan 7 07:01:58 PST 2006

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Russell Shaw wrote:

> I spent many hours in making a documentation patch detailing the cairo
> api and how the porter-duff rendering works, only to have it ignored.
> Other suggestions for gtk improvements have also been ignored.

Did you file a bug for it?

> I value internals documentation, but it is non-existant for gtk and
> pango.
> When non-existant documentation raises the learning curve to a certain
> level, it's easier to write your own libs that you can be intimately
> familiar with and does everything better, faster, and with *far* less
> but more elegant code.

I'm wondering how your own library is going to do Arabic and
Indic rendering better than Pango...


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