ex11, plotting and Cairo ...

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Jul 20 16:22:01 CEST 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jouni Rynö" <>
> Cairo has the PDF 1.4 programming model, and seems to handle the font
> and text related needs at reasonable level (alpha and such ...) And it
> would be the canvas only API ... Windows or whatever drawing backend is
> needed, it's selected before the drawing is done.

I would also like Cairo very much, but there is one catch so far (AFAIK): 
Windows support is still shaky. Compiling an application with cairo, 
freetype, libpng and the other libs isn't directly straightforward on 
Windows either.


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