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From André Luis Ferreira da Silva Bacci <andreba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Cairo for Harmony graphic stuff? [was Re: Using APR for Harmony's native link to the OS?]
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 04:05:34 GMT
Tor-Einar Jarnbjo escreveu:
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
>> Another think that I wonder, for the windowing stuff, why don't we use 
>> Cairo[1]?
> 
> Isn't Cairo just a rendering library? AFAIK, it does not offer any kind 
> of e.g. portable widget access, which is probably the most tricky thing 
> to implement for AWT. Swing can be implemented in pure Java, based on 
> some simple native support by AWT (open window and supply a Graphics 
> object into which the content can be rendered). I don't see where Cairo 
> can offer much help in that area?

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