[cairo] cairo/inkscape problems
behdad at behdad.org
Wed Feb 21 17:34:40 PST 2007
On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 11:07 -0800, Carl Worth wrote:
> Other things that could be done include doing some culling of the path
> (while still in floating-point) when it exceeds the visible
> region. Some things that make this tricky really tricky to do in cairo
> are the fact that the line width could be set to something extremely
> large after the path is set, so that could change the visibility of
> some path components, etc. Another approach would be to save the path
> as floating-point inside of cairo, (though that has lots of negative
> performance impacts).
Culling as the path comes in probably doesn't work good as the user can
fetch the path later.
"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little
Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759
More information about the cairo