Cairo in Breezy

Jim Richardson warlock at eskimo.com
Wed Sep 7 21:37:39 BST 2005


On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 08:59 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Jim Richardson">
> 
> > Fair enough :) Kinda like the X.org transition then? good in the long run,
> > but pretty invisible to the user for now. 
> 
> Yep. With GTK+ 2.8 and GNOME 2.12, we've just hit the first integration step
> for Cairo. By GNOME 2.14, we should have a fully Cairo rendered version of
> the Clearlooks theme [1] and vastly improved performance between X and Cairo
> in general. What we have now gives us a good platform to really optimise and
> beautify the desktop. :-)
> 
> - Jeff


Cool, thanks for the heads up. 


> 
> [1] Check out Richard's blog for previews: http://www.stellingwerff.com/



Thanks, looks interesting. The next year or so in Linux looks to be even
more fun than the previous one.


-- 
Jim Richardson http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
Never appeal to a man's 'better nature.' He may not have one. Invoking
his self-interest gives you more leverage. -- Lazarus Long
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