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Re: Printing

From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: Re: Printing
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 11:13:13 +0900
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>>>>> On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 15:56:04 +0100, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> said:

> Андрей Парамонов skrev:
>> b) Use standard GTK+ printing facilities as GEdit and many other
>> applications do. Emacs is built with GTK+ interface for quite some
>> time now, so I suppose there should be no architectural problem in
>> using GTK+ for printing as well. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

> The problem is that Gtk+ printing assumes you are rendering with
> cairo.  Emacs does not do that.  Changing that would be a major
> undertaking.  Something like porting Emacs to a totally new toolkit.

FWIW, several ports for Mac OS X are using Quartz 2D that can generate
PDF as in Cairo.  So creating a "resolution-independent screenshot" is
immediate especially with Cocoa.  Of course, it is still not
sufficient for general printing.

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu

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