[cairo] Path Gradients

MenTaLguY mental at rydia.net
Fri Jan 4 10:16:24 PST 2008

On Fri, 4 Jan 2008 09:47:01 -0800, Bobby Salazar <bobby8934 at inbox.com> wrote:
> I don't agree, path gradients are very useful for non-radial gradients.
> Suppose you wanted to add a shadow behind/below a non-radial path? A path
> gradient makes this trivial, and without a path gradient it can be near
> impossible for some shapes.

We've been chasing this in the SVG/Inkscape world for a while actually.  It
seems like we're eventually going to have to implement coons patches ("path
gradients") for gradients, and it would nice if cairo supported them.


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