[cairo] cairo/inkscape problems

Behdad Esfahbod 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.


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