[cairo] Pycairo recording surface

Simon Sapin simon.sapin at exyr.org
Tue Jul 23 06:38:34 PDT 2013

Le 23/07/2013 13:35, Sam Tygier a écrit :
> Should we be lobbying to get distros to replace pycairo with cairocffi?
> I found a fedora requesthttps://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=986715

I’m all for distributions including cairocffi (though I can’t maintain 
the packages myself), but it’s not quite a complete replacement for 
pycairo. In particular, there is no C API:


There are workarounds if you need to work with stuff that uses pycairo’s 
C API, like PyGTK or PyGObject-introspection:


> Should the cairo website be recommending cairocffi

I’m not opposed to that either :)

Simon Sapin

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