[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Best way organizing XRender additions for theX11 pipeline?

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Wed Dec 5 09:59:33 UTC 2007

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:41:09 +0100, "Clemens Eisserer" wrote:
> Despite the fact that cairo is a wonderful piece of software and its
> great that we have it - I still don't see the advantage of using
> cairo.

If nothing else, it's much easier to use than Render's
interface. That's my only point for now.

> In Java2D/X11 everything is already there: the API, tesselation ... -
> the only missing part are some rasterization fast-paths.
> Do you know some documentation about Render, or some samples? Should I
> look at Cairo's source?

The only real documentation I know of is the Render protocol
specification, (which is what I used when I wrote the first
Render-using code in cairo). And cairo is the only real sample I
know. Do feel free to look at cairo's source to learn things, of

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