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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-17 19:08:50

Malte Clasen wrote:
> Tom Brinkman wrote:
>>>> A nice idea is to fork AntiGrain 2.4 into something Boost-like
>>>> and integrate it with GIL. If I had time to spare, this is what
>>>> I would do.
>> [...]
>> Working with experts in functional programming like yourself,
>> using GIL as a base, developing a graphics library for simple primitves,
>> such
>> as lines, circles and polygons would be a trivial matter,
>> and its already basically finished.
> It may be trivial for simple primitives, but implementing a feature set
> comparable to AntiGrain with equivalent performance is far from that.
>> Anti-grain is a half-finished library which works well in areas. However,
>> I'm persuaded that GIL is the library upon which I think will
>> ultmiately prevail.
> AntiGrain is written in a quite generic way, so replacing the included
> pixel storage back-end with GIL should be possible with reasonable
> effort. The strongest feature in AntiGrain is the fast high-quality
> rasterization, which is independent of the underlying image representation.

Yes, that's exactly what I did in my review of GIL. See my other post.


Joel de Guzman

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