Sean Gillies sgillies at FRII.COM
Mon Feb 14 16:07:41 EST 2005

On Feb 14, 2005, at 12:04 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:

> Sean Gillies wrote:
>> * explore using Cairo instead of GD.  Cairo has the cartoline stuff
>> built in, and can take advantage of graphic accelerators.
> "take advantage of graphics accelerators"? Do you mean the hardware
> graphics accelerators built into your VGA display adapter? Is there a
> way that a server could share the same graphics accelerator with 10
> concurrent requests?

I doubt it.  But some people are using mapscript for desktop apps and
it could be helpful to them.  Myself, I'm intrigued by the richer
graphic stroking and filling of Cairo.


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