[cairo] 16-bit, HDR and colour

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at daimi.au.dk
Wed Oct 3 10:29:26 PDT 2007

Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> writes:

> It would definitely be nice to see cairo extended to have higher
> bit-depth and floating-point image surfaces. That doesn't exist now. I
> think a great way to get there would be one of the projects to make
> pixman use dynamic compilation, (such as the jitblt work).
> > Does all surfaces support higher bit depths or only a few?
> I don't know of any currently. There's definitely not any code in
> cairo itself, nor in pixman, for this. 

Actually, there is a branch in the pixman repository called
"wide-composite" that has code for 10.10.10.{x,2}. It is not ready to
go in yet, though. 


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