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Re: Cairo and ISO C++

From: Nikos Andronikos <nikos.andronikos@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:58:25 +1100
Message-ID: <53152531.6010400@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
On 21/01/2014 8:47 PM, Tavmjong Bah wrote:
> Hi,
>
> There is a proposal before the ISO C++ standards group for a technical
> specification for 2D graphics based on the Cairo API.[1][2] It seems to
> have gained some traction. My question here is what is missing in the
> Cairo API that would be useful for rendering SVG?

Cairo does not allow the Porter Duff compositing operator and blend mode
to be set independently, as will be described in Compositing and
Blending Level 2 (and was described in older working drafts).

Nikos



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