Re: Gtk+ printing dialog highlevel thoughts

On Thu, 19 Jan 2006 15:57:01 -0500, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> evince.  This is obviously going to be slower (and sometimes, much
> slower) than previewing individual pages on the fly.  
> Also, there's the danger of introducing drawing errors in the flow of:
> App -> cairo -> pdf -> pdf parser (poppler) -> cairo -> screen

Yeah. The in-process approach can take advantage of the per-page,
cairo-based callback approach for much better consistency and

Of course, the plan also allows for printing without requiring the
callback approach, so the above path will also need to be available
for applications that are providing PDF directly.


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