[cairo] Ellipse stroke

Ray Gardener rayg at daylongraphics.com
Fri Dec 1 02:20:23 UTC 2017

Hmm. If the path structure is strictly Bezier curve segments and 
straight lines,
then the rendering issue is more general in nature, not necessarily because
arcs were appended. i.e., if one explicitly issued the corresponding 
curveto calls,
the misrender should still occur, no?


On 11/30/2017 2:27 PM, Richard Copley wrote:
> On 30 November 2017 at 01:47, Ray Gardener <rayg at daylongraphics.com> wrote:
>> Doesn't Cairo internally decompose arc calls into curveto calls?
> Sort of. The path data structure is like you describe, see
> <https://www.cairographics.org/manual/cairo-Paths.html#cairo-path-data-t>,
> but when stroking it you also have to take account of the joins
> between segments. I think.

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