[cairo] Recording Surfaces (was Re: virtual surfaces and composition)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Wed Dec 9 13:34:59 PST 2015

On Wed, 09 Dec 2015 21:29:02 +0000, Henry (Yu) Song wrote:

> On 12/9/15, 1:26 PM, "cairo on behalf of Lawrence D'Oliveiro"
> <cairo-bounces at cairographics.org on behalf of
> ldo at geek-central.gen.nz> wrote:
>> However, when I scaled up the pattern, it looked blurred. Which
>> surprised me, because I thought it would be resolution-independent.
> That is the expected behavior.  It is same as your draw the circle to
> an image surface, and paint the image surface to another with scaling.

What is the point of using a recording surface over an image surface,

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