[cairo] Interested in XCB (but not GSoC)

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Apr 9 09:39:23 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 09:30 -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> 4. We write a compatibility layer in cairo-xlib-surface.c to allow it
>    to use the cairo-xcb-surface.c implementation even on old,
>    non-XCB-based versions of Xlib. So these compatibility layers would
>    have all of the inefficiencies in them, but they would also never
>    be used on any modern system.

Sounds great.  Then we need someone with more knowledge of XCB than I do
for example (0). :D

> This approach gives applications as many XCB benefits as possible
> without them having to recode from cairo-xlib to cairo-xcb.
> -Carl

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