[cairo] Embedding jpeg in pdf

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Jul 18 04:51:33 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 17:31 +0200, Jan Struyf wrote:
> A more general approach would be useful, as Jeremy Lea also pointed out, 
> because it can be used to import EPS figures in PS output or PDF figures 
> in PDF output without the need for a PS/PDF interpretter.

This is not how cairo works though.  Cairo code MUST be able to render
to any cairo backend.  That just doesn't work with what you suggest.  We
can have PS/PDF-specific API for pass through of EPS/PDF, but that's a
different thing.


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