[cairo] Re: [PATCH] PS/PDF improve efficiency of text output
ajohnson at redneon.com
Wed Oct 25 06:49:43 PDT 2006
Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Looks good. Minor comments follow, but other than that I think you
> should go ahead and push this. Better commit a not-perfect-yet patch
> and get testing rather than letting it rot.
I'll update to include your comments then commit.
>> +#define MAX_GLYPHS_PER_SHOW 36
> I'm not sure I understand why this is needed. Can't a hex encoded
> string be wrapped? It works with ghostscript at least.
As each glyph position after the first is specified by the displacement
from the previous glyph, would it be possible for a rounding error in
the conversion from the displacement to the PS interpreter's internal
representation to be large enough that very long xyshow strings have a
noticeable error in the position of the last glyph?
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