Re: Xft

  • From: Tor Andersson <tor.andersson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wilyfans@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 23:03:09 +0200

ozan s yigit <oz@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Tor Andersson <tor.andersson@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > In fact, it might be worthwhile to approach the plan9 developers
> > about incorporating any changes into plan9 as well.
> this could be discussed at comp.os.plan9 newsgroup; it is fed into the
> mailing list and most developers are on it.
> > The current libg doesn't use porter duff alpha compositing, which would
> > need to be added in order to support anti-aliasing (faked or not).
> well, tom duff (of porter-duff) did most of the graphics work on plan9; you
> may want to find out from him whether he made or wanted to make the kind of
> changes you suggest, and what kind of an api he had in mind for that. going
> to plan9 people with something tom duff already thought about/worked on is
> likely to go farther. he is td@xxxxxxxxx, in case you are not sure where
> to find him.

Argh! My bad. s/libg/libXg/. libg has it already. libXg doesn't, but would
need it to get up to date with plan9. That was my point. Sorry.


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