[Pharo-project] cairo support

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 04:17:24 EDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 8:08 AM, Michael Rueger <m.rueger at acm.org> wrote:
> Michael Rueger wrote:
>>> I'm in favor of pushing the CairoGraphics package and porting Rome to it.
>
> Despite (or on top of? ;-) ) my arguments in the previous mail that
> would be the way to go either way :-)
>
> My argument basically is that we should avoid "trapping" people into the
> Cairo back-end. It is neither perfect nor the best for every application.

Ok, we have to keep the possibility to change the backend. However,
for the Cairo backend, I think we should use a generic Smalltalk
binding for Cairo and not create a new one. What do you think?

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