Alejandro Piñeiro

Vigo (Spain)

Working at Igalia since January 2006, with a previous experience in 2004 as a trainee student.

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Alejandro Piñeiro 21/07/2014


Leaving tomorrow, as I will be first at the Evince Hackfest

Alejandro Piñeiro 28/04/2014

GNOME 3.12.1 out: PDF accessibility progress

Welcome to a new “GNOME 3.12 is out blog post”, somewhat late because I wanted to focus on 3.12.1 instead of the usual 3.12.0, and because I was away for several days due to Easter holidays. As I said just after 3.10, Antía worked hard on...

Alejandro Piñeiro 21/10/2013

GNOME Accessibility Update: 3.10 Release, Montreal Summit and Plans for 3.12

3.10 is out, what’s new about accessibility? As you probably already know, GNOME 3.10 was released several weeks ago, with lots of new accessibility goodness: Magnifier focus and caret tracking: Finally, the focus and caret tracking feature of GNOME...

Alejandro Piñeiro 04/02/2013

Going back from FOSDEM 2013

Last week planet GNOME was full of “Going to” posts. This is my traditional “Coming from” post. Most of my events-related posts are written after the event itself. I blame the need to write slides. Anyhow, I’m back from...


Just finished my talk at #fosdem. More people than expected. Thanks everybody for coming, in spite of being the earlier talk #a11y #igalia at 11:17 Feb 3rd 2013 by Alejandro Piñeiro


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arb_internalformat_query2: test new ARB_ES3_compatibility internalformats

ARB_ES_compatibility add several compressed (and specific) internalformats. Those become part of 4.3. We try to be smart and only try them if the extension is available. In order to do that we differentiate the base (list of internalformats available...

Alejandro Piñeiro06/05/2018

util-gl: add ARB_ES3_compatibility internalformats support

Values based on mesa format_info.h values. Reviewed-by: Antia Puentes

Alejandro Piñeiro06/05/2018

arb_internalformat_query2: use CompressedTexImage*D for specific compressed formats

Until right now we were using glTexImage*D for any compressed internalformat. That would only work always if the driver supports online compression for specific compressed internalformats. As it is not really easy to check which internalformats the...

Alejandro Piñeiro06/05/2018