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Francesco Abbate wrote:
2010/1/4 Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo:
Now I come with a Lua library for antigrain 2D graphics and the
reaction is: no interest at all.
A Lua library for AAG is a great addition. If it is separate from GSL, then
it'd be really useful and easy for people to try it.

I guess you mean AGG, it is the anti-grain geometry.

If you believe there is a real interest I can try to separate them
from the core and produce an indipendent module.

I believe this is a very good model for GSL shell but I was wondering
if it is fine for a general purpose graphics library.

If the target is users who require high-quality vector-style graphics, remember that Cairo is competition. Cairo can output to PDF as well, so AFAIK, AGG can render high quality output but the end result must be a bitmap. Artists with an interest in vectorial art will probably go for Inkscape. Academics drawing charts and plotting graphs then may prefer a tool that dovetails with their document toolchain. Much competition abound.

So, what you are aiming for seems to be a subset who needs high-quality vector-style bitmap output, possibly for art and not high-performance animation, and desires scripting to boot.

Do note that AGG news items have not been updated since 2007. If you greatly desire feedback and adopters, I fear...

Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia