[cairo] downscaling capabilities

Jeff Muizelaar jeff at infidigm.net
Fri Apr 18 09:49:27 PDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 10:47:44AM -0400, Frédéric Plourde wrote:
> Hi everybody !
> I just wanted to let you guys know that I'll be working for the next few 
> days on cairo and pixman downscaling quality using bilinear filtering.
> It's an important issue, since FF3 allows the user to scale a whole page 
> up or down as he sees fit... and when the page content is maintly text, 
> the current downcaling algorithm has a hard time displaying the little 
> details correctly.

I have some code that does this. It seems to work quite well but needs
some cleanup and verification that I haven't had the time to do.

What strategy do you plan on taking for doing downscaling?


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