On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 11:29 -0500, Robert L Krawitz wrote:
> Yes, the banding comes from the fact that the plug-in paints the
> image in stripes of tile height. It does that to avoid having to
> allocate memory for the whole image. I hope that we can find a way
> to fix this.
> How would this kind of banding affect the output?
The spans that we are painting on the cairo surface are in image
coordinates. These coordinates do not necessarily fall on the device
pixel grid. I assume that cairo then applies antialiasing on the borders
of the span. This results in the thin white stripes that Akkana
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