[cairo] Pixman refactoring

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Wed May 6 09:59:11 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 10:07 +0200, Soeren Sandmann wrote:

> One result of this mess is that people are implementing functionality
> in cairo that ideally would live in pixman because they are useful for
> both X and cairo. Examples include the gradient dithering, the polygon
> scan converter, and the drm backend.
> So I am going to do some major refactoring of pixman. Along the way I
> hope to also make the Render specification much more detailed and get
> it to match the implementation and vice versa.

This is fantastic to hear, Søren! Thanks so much for the effort.

We'll all look forward to the new-and-improved pixman that's delightful
to code in and where people will be happy to provide new functionality,
(benefitting both cairo and X).

Well done!


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