[cairo] Deprecate cairo_rectangle_list_t?

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Sep 13 13:32:40 PDT 2010

On 09/13/10 15:24, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 15:17 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> Now that we have a region type, shall we just deprecate
>> cairo_rectangle_list_t?  We would then add a:
>>   cairo_copy_clip_region ()
> So how exact is that clip region? Does it contain every pixel touched by
> the clip? Or just those above a certain threshold? Or does it only do a
> rough approximation of the clip (like cairo_clip_extents does)?

Should definitely be inclusive.  Anything other than that would be less useful
IMO, but I do understand why we have %CAIRO_STATUS_CLIP_NOT_REPRESENTABLE.
So, not sure.

FWIW, we are going to use cairo_copy_clip_rectangles in vte port to your
rendering-cleanup to avoid needless work.


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