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Future of display engine [Re: Printing]

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Future of display engine [Re: Printing]
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 10:19:33 +0900

In article <address@hidden>, YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> writes:

> > That doesn't answer my question.  As I now don't remember well when
> > and how it is used, just by reading your comment, I don't understand
> > what is the problem of using (struct glyphs_string *)->clip, and how
> > using GC extention data solves it.

> Not a problem, but just a matter of uniformity.  Even in the current
> xterm.c, colors and clipping information is managed by GC for drawings
> except texts.  The use of GC extension data enables us to get rid of
> this special treatment for text drawings.

Ah, I see your point.  I was thinking the other way round.
I vaguely think we can have more uniform display engine if
we can have various information for displaying in a device
independent way.  Though, I have not investigate it in

Kenichi Handa

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