Re: Problem with preview and the blocking print dialog

On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 19:37 -0400, Dominic Lachowicz wrote:
> > This was my original thought but Matthias and others suggested this.
> > One of the issues with cairo is that we would have to either run through
> > the drawing commands on every expose event or save out to a bitmaps
> > surface which would remove the ability to zoom.  The other option is to
> > recreate evince in gtk+.  That is not going to happen.
> Or convince Carl to make the "meta" surface a public API before 1.2
> hits the streets, and make whatever improvements are necessary for
> that to happen. That's essentially what GnomePrint does, anyway.

Carl says this is not going to happen but if I understand him correctly
the pdf or ps surface preserves the cairo_meta_surface_t and can be used
as a source for painting.

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp redhat com>

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