Graphics in Mozilla--Part 1
Dec 13, 2007, 04:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A while ago, I put together a presentation about the graphics
architecture in Mozilla, and what we were working towards with
Thebes and Cairo. It was supposed to be a video presentation, but I
was never happy with the way the video turned out, so never put it
up. After seeing John Resig's post about putting his presentations
online, I decided to do the same.
"I plan to go over the reasoning behind switching Gecko's
rendering engine to Cairo, what purpose Thebes serves, and how it
all interacts with the rest of the layout engine. First, let's look
at how Gecko used to render pre-1.9..."