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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Xara Xtreme 4.0 released

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 6:56 PM, Carl Worth <cworth@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  I didn't ever see the actual benchmark program, but Charles did point
>  me to people, (he hadn't run the benchmark himself, unsurprisingly),
>  who did describe what the benchmark was actually testing.

Thanks for the clarification. Apologies for a misleading statement - I
was speaking from what I remembered about the affair.

>  sometimes you really do need to use the software backend. We've got
>  our own benchmarks on the cairo list showing that liboil code can do
>  much faster compositing than what's currently in cairo/pixman and
>  several experimental scanline-based polygon rasterizers, (presumably
>  similar to the approach in Xara), that are much faster for software
>  rendering than cairo's current tessellate-then-rasterize-trapezoids
>  approach.

Great news! So is there any timeframe for when we can see this in
released cairo?

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