[cairo] cairo_surface_create_similar / create_similarfor SVGSurface

Travis Griggs tgriggs at cincom.com
Wed Jul 16 20:03:59 PDT 2008

On Jul 16, 2008, at 4:40 PM, Carl Worth wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 03:44 +0000, Eric Holmberg wrote:
>> Thanks for the link -- this is the error that I was seeing.  I'm  
>> not sure why
>> the Python bindings are revision 1.4.0, but the Cairo library is  
>> 1.6.0.  I would
>> gladly open a bug report as long as I'm not wasting the developers'  
>> time.
> Not wasting our time at all.
> You've basically got two options for bug reporting:
> 1. Post an issue to this mailing list, (and continue to post when we  
> say
> things like "What bugs would you like to see fixed in the next  
> release?"
> or remind us of the issue again after we make a release without the  
> fix,
> etc.)
> 2. Open a bug report and bugs.freedesktop.org. There it's more obvious
> how to check back in the future if there has been any progress.
> It's really up to you which way you'd prefer to go for bug reporting.
> Thanks for the post, and I'm sorry that it turned out to be an old  
> issue
> that hasn't been fixed yet. Hopefully someone will find the motivation
> to step up and fix this issue soon.

Can you or anyone else gander a qualitative guess as to which method  
is more effective? Historically, I've had bad luck with watching bugs  
disappear into bug tracking systems for other projects, so I tend to  
go the mailing list route. Curious how this project fairs on that count.

Travis Griggs
Time and Countertops. They both get used up way too fast.

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