Re: FYI: librsvg


Subject: Re: FYI: librsvg
From: Leonard Rosenthol (leonardr@lazerware.com)
Date: Wed Jul 26 2000 - 17:43:03 CDT


At 9:28 PM +0200 7/26/00, Goran Thyni wrote:
>Using gill would still save memory and CPU cycles

        Not at all - it would mean loading all of Gill into memory,
which is MUCH larger than our existing stuff. That, and it only
works for Gnome - not any other flavor of Unix, let alone Mac,
Windows, BeOS, etc.

>since
>we reduce the number of image buffer from 3 to 2.
>(SVG image [-> PNG image] -> displayable bitmap)
>or am I missing something.
>
        Yes, we display PNG's natively - thats our native format for
bitmap images...It wouldn't save us any blits.

Leonard

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