[cairo] Cairo version now at 1.5.1
behdad at behdad.org
Thu Jun 28 08:08:17 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 08:25 -0400, Adrian Johnson wrote:
> Carl Worth wrote:
> > But I also think I was unfair to call Vlad's work "24.8 work". I
> > believe his code is just a #define away from supporting any of the
> > options you propose above. So we can definitely explore things easily
> > here.
> > That said, anybody have any interesting opinions in that discussion?
> In the PS/PDF backends where 1 device unit is 1/72 inch there needs to
> be enough precision to position objects to the accuracy of the printer
Right. 28.4 gives us 1152 dpi precision. That's even less than 1200
dpi which is the norm these days. 26.6 goes up to 4608 dpi which should
be enough for a few more years. 24.8 goes up to 18432 dpi that is
probably more than we will ever need.
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