PS/PDF API Change Proposal: (Re: [cairo] Semantics of transparent objects)

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Wed Jan 18 02:56:45 PST 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 23:19 -0800, Carl Worth wrote:

> 	 cairo_public cairo_surface_t *
> 	 cairo_ps_surface_create (const char            *filename,
> 	+                        cairo_content_t         content,
> 	                         double                  width_in_points,
> 	                         double                  height_in_points);

I've totally ignored this thread, but I have another API question
regarding this API. This API does not allow you to write a PS file (i.e.
print) with different sizes on each page. This is something that for
instance OOo and word allows (page size, margins, landscape/portrait and
other page settings are per-page in these programs). Shouldn't we allow

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