[cairo] Anti-grain backend?

Vladimir Vukicevic vladimir at pobox.com
Mon Aug 18 11:26:01 PDT 2008

On Aug 18, 2008, at 11:15 AM, Jeff Muizelaar wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 02:29:23PM +0200, Nicholas Allen wrote:
>> I remember reading about an Anti-grain back-end for Cairo a while  
>> back.
>> Does anyone know what the status of this is and where I can get it?
>> Google didn't turn up too much useful info on this. If it exists I  
>> would
>> like to benchmark it to see if it works better than the image surface
>> backend.
> The backend is available at:
> http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=users/vladimir/cairo;a=shortlog;h=agg-surface

Note that I abandoned work on this a while ago, largely due to AGG's  
abrupt license switch to GPL.  Performance wasn't significantly better  
for most things, and I think that with work since then cairo's  
rendering has gotten better.

      - Vlad

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