Re: GTK+-2.x planning

Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org> writes:

> > Around 17 o'clock on Mar 12, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > One thing I've been meaning to bring up is printing. Right now we basically
> > > have that on the someday-maybe 3.x timescale - which is 2004 or most likely
> > > later. I think a stopgap would be valuable if we can come up with something
> > > meaningful, perhaps just a virtual GdkDrawable.
> At a bare minimum some form of Pango backend that would generate
> postscript directly or via gnome-print.  Without a way to print a
> pango layout it is very difficult for me to use.

Dov Grobgeld has done some work on this:

Currently it just generates bitmaps and sends them to the printer, if I recall
correctly, he mentioned to me looking at make it do outlines instead. 
(The hard code for this should be able to be lifted from gnome-print.)


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