Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st Jul 2005 11:45 UTC, submitted by GhePeU
Gnome GNOME 2.12 will be released to the world on September 7th, 2005, culminating 6 months of very exciting work by members of the project. A number of exciting technologies come together in GNOME 2.12 that will set the standard for free software desktops to come. Here is a sample of some of the outstanding work that has gone into GNOME thanks to its many contributors.
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Cairo
by on Sun 31st Jul 2005 14:17 UTC

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It would be really interesting see more Cairo in action. Theme for example. I think there are some, but I haven't found any screenshots yet. If someone has a link ..

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RE: Cairo
by lithium on Sun 31st Jul 2005 21:24 in reply to "Cairo"
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2005-06-29

No, there's not much to see of cairo now... Best things would probably be the GTK color selector and Evince.

There are no usable Cairo theme engines right now but I know that at least one is in active development, stay tuned =)

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RE[2]: Cairo
by ma_d on Mon 1st Aug 2005 01:31 in reply to "RE: Cairo"
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2005-06-29

"Cairo vector graphics library allows for smoother edges, RGBA translucency and better looking, more flexible theming."
I think that RGBA translucency is what has people excited.

Anyway, there's some discussion about Cairo's software rendering being slow; I'd love to see something about it. Are we talking about slow like how ascii config files are slow, or slow like something someone could humanly notice?

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