[cairo] Backend using subdivisional surfaces?

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Tue Oct 14 09:21:36 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 17:59 -0700, Stuart Axon wrote:
> Hi,
>   I filed bug #17733 asking for a blender uni-verse backend.  I've been looking at verse a bit more and it's base primitive is subdivisional surfaces.  
> Forgetting about the verse part for a moment; how difficult would it be to make a backend that rendered to subdivisional surfaces?
> Are there any artefacts that could occur in such a conversion?

Hi Stuart,

Could you describe in more detail what you mean here by a subdivisional

Perhaps one way you could make that very concrete would be to propose a
new cairo_subdivisional_surface_create function. What would the
declaration of such a function be?


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