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Re: Release of GUI Libraries

From: Adam Fedor
Subject: Re: Release of GUI Libraries
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 19:55:54 -0700
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Nicola Pero wrote:

I suppose window positions and sizes should be in points as well.

Code to draw in the icon window, which is created by Window Maker of a
fixed size - in pixels - will need to be adjusted so that it draws using
the new API in points but making sure the result fits into a icon window
of a certain fixed size - in pixels.

Last, it is quite possible/nearly certain that after we convert everything
to draw in points, it will not look right, because of the uneven scaling
so some lines might be too big, other too little ... We probably need to
implement some sort of anti-alias drawing of lines etc to work around

To make it all work, quite big improvement of our backend code is needed -
might be an exciting improvement when we get there.

I think we should revert the code for this release. There would be too many things to change and test to make it the right way. Plus I still would like to evaluate some other libraries that could do this stuff for us (e.g. libart for the graphics)

Adam Fedor, Digital Optics            | I'm glad I hate spinach, because                    | if I didn't, I'd eat it, and you                | know how I hate the stuff.

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