[cairo] introducing a "context backend"

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Fri Apr 23 23:18:43 PDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 3:11 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:

> On 04/22/2010 07:59 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> > How would people feel about introducing some kind of "context backend"
> > that lets pretty much all of the functionality of a cairo_t be passed
> > straight through to a platform context backend?
> My only concern would be that it would make it much much more difficult to
> provide the same level of fidelity that we currently provide across
> different
> backends.

I doubt it will be much more difficult than it already is for the D2D and
Quartz backends.

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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