[CM] CMN what happened to the non-Postscript backends?
Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:04:04 -0600
if you dont mind learning a new trick you can do pdf via fomus-
i think fomus lets you drop in backends and plugins.
On Nov 22, 2006, at 10:44 AM, Ralf Mattes wrote:
> Hello list,
> i just had a look at the cmn code (after a long time of just using it)
> and saw that all of the non-Postscript backend stuff got removed. The
> only thing I could find was a notice in the changelog:
> 15-Mar: removed nxtcmn.c, sgicmn.c, xcmnw.c, cmn-mcl-utils.lisp,
> cmn-excl.lisp, cmn-scroll.lisp. Removed all FFI,
> quickdraw, and Braille stuff.
> What was the reason for this? I wanted to look at the code to find out
> how much work would be required to add other backends (Cairo/CLIM/
>> From what understand looking at the current code all drawing
> are functions and not generic methods - hard to specialize on the
> Cheers, Ralf Mattes
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