[Pharo-project] cairo support

Michael Rueger m.rueger at acm.org
Mon Sep 28 05:28:56 EDT 2009


Damien Cassou wrote:
> 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?

+1

Michael




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