[cairo] Re: Some thoughts on metadata

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon May 1 14:04:31 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 16:49 -0400, Michael Sweet wrote:

> So you have the entire document in memory ready to be written to
> the PS file?

Not in memory, we spool to a temp file. I don't know of any other way to
compute which glyphs we're using in each font, and I don't want to
duplicate fonts for every page.

> I thought Cairo would be streaming the output page-by-page as it
> was generated by the application?!?

Yes, streaming to a temp file.

keith.packard at intel.com
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