[cairo] GIF, PNG and MNG supports

Stuart Parmenter stuartp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 08:10:24 PDT 2007

Image decoders don't belong in cairo.  the PNG stuff was done to make
testing easier and should have probably been done in an external
library.  It would be great to see someone put together an little
external helper library to load images in to cairo surfaces though.


On Oct 22, 2007 8:05 AM, Nigel Tao <nigel.tao.gnome at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, my question is: Do you need GIF ( and/or MNG ) support for cairo?
> I doubt it.  There was a proposed patch earlier this year to add JPEG
> support, and there seemed a resistance for supporting extra graphic
> formats over and above PNG inside cairo proper.
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/cairo/2007-January/009198.html
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