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Re: Change to NS drawing routines

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Change to NS drawing routines
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:10:41 +0300

> Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:46:59 +0100
> From: Alan Third <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Going through the previous email discussions, linked in the thread
> above, Eli made it clear that he sees using the expose functions to
> draw, when it’s not an expose event, as being incorrect.
> i.e. this:
> > > Again, invalidating an area to let the "expose" handler draw
> > > afterwards is a very standard, primary, canonical, and sometimes
> > > only way of drawing nowadays. (If you call it is an abuse or
> > > trick, you'll be laughed.)
> > 
> > You can laugh, if you want, but I still think it's abuse, and won't
> > be convinced by being laughed at.
> from http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2013-04/msg00435.html
> I can understand the argument to an extent, but I don’t have another
> solution.

We could discuss this again, perhaps the details have changed, or we
might be able o find some compromise everybody can live with.

For starters, what changes, if any, would you need to make in the
glyph matrices, and why?

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