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From: Malte Clasen (news_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-23 13:29:30

Tom Brinkman wrote:
> There are two things that I would absolutely must have if I was to
> completely switch over to GIL:
> 1) freetype - for text rendering
> I've started to write a freetype class for GIL that may be of interest.
> I'll send that to Lubomir it on when I'm done.
> 2) antaialias lines - for smooth line rendering
> Anatialias lines are more difficult, particularly connecting end points. I
> wonder what lubomir's plans are for this important functionality.

As far as I understand GIL, this is not the focus of the library.
However, you can rely on third-party libraries to do this, for example (<=2.4 uses a quite liberal license) and . Both can render to memory buffers which
in turn can be used directly in GIL.

best regards,

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