[cairo] Call for unresolved issues (and planning for 1.4)

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Sat Jan 20 06:34:36 PST 2007

Carl Worth wrote:
> I'd be interested in hearing what people would definitely like to see
> still happen before 1.4.0. Obviously, we're not done with performance
> work, and that will continue after 1.4, (for example, I'd love to see
> a re-architecting of pixman with more automated compilation of
> code---and I think we've now chased a lot of performance problems into
> the X server where they will need some further attention). So, what
> I'm looking for is smaller performance fixes, or non-performance-
> related items that should be fixed before we call 1.4 complete. Here
> are some ideas:
>     * Fix selection of text in PDF output (Alp has been threatening us
>       with a patch for this)

I'd definitely like to see PDF text selection fixed for 1.4.

There is also another PDF bug reported here


I can confirm the bug occurs when using Adobe Reader 7.0.8 for Linux to
print any cairo pdf containing truetype fonts. It is possible that the
cmap changes in the text selection solution proposed by Alp will fix
this bug.

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