Re: GSoC/Outreachy ideas for gdk-pixbuf

On Mon, 2017-01-09 at 16:50 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
2) Use giflib to load GIF files
Again, the gif loader is kind of hard to read and maintain and
seems to be well maintained. It would start with a new loader,
which we
could force load and check that it can pass all the test cases we
for the home-made GIF loader, and then use it to fix the additional

This would be a single GSoC, with 1) being used to become familiar
gdk-pixbuf loaders, and 2) the actual target.

It would also be an interesting/useful project to add Rust-based
pixbuf loaders which can then replace the C-based ones once they're
working at-par (or close enough).

I remember hearing Federico mention that he'd be interested in
on that himself—perhaps he'd also be interested in mentoring someone
to work on that?

I'd wait to see how the librsvg partial port pans out.

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