ANNOUNCE - graphics package

Mikael Karlsson <>
Mon Jan 12 17:40:56 CET 2004


Oh yes!
could I add some support for PDF like primitives to the wishlist, so
one could have an ErlGuten like interface. 
See: http://www.cairographics.org/

There are actually two X11 libraries under jungerl:
ex11 and x11,  is  "ex11" the one to choose?

Regards Mikael.

måndag 12 januari 2004 15:26 skrev Joe Armstrong:
> On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> > >   I will support the widget infrastructure and the low level X library.
> >
> > It's quite soon to ask this, but I wonder: do your plans include adding
> > functionality for X extensions? From what I saw in the code, it's not so
> > easy to extend in a modular way, but I may be jumping to conclusions.
> >
> > What I had in mind was the Render extension, and also support for Xft.
> > This goes a bit beyond "Erlang only talks to X server", but I guess you
> > would be also interested in high quality output, TrueType fonts,
> > antialiasing, transparency and so on ;-)
>
> Yes indeed - but this is running before we can walk - text widgets
> for variable width fonts etc is not entirely trivial.
>
>   I'm beginnging  to wonder about extension  this - now do  I do alpha
> blending for example??
>
> /Joe
>
> > regards,
> > Vlad




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