[cairo] Improving PDF output

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Mon Jan 8 06:01:15 PST 2007

On 1/7/07, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 08:53 -0500, Alp Toker wrote:
> >
> > I'd be interested to hear any thoughts on these approaches to
> > improving
> > PDF output in Cairo.
> These are great stuff Alp.  Where's the patch?

Yes, this is great work, and it's something that we've always wanted
to do. Thanks for doing this.

> We've wanted to avoid the offsets for quite some time.  Good to see you
> hacking on these.  We need to do something similar in the PS backend
> too.  It's good to keep PS/PDF backends as close as possible.

The postscript and pdf text operators are slightly different, but I'm
sure a similar optimization can be done for postscript.


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