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Re: [Gnash-dev] Architecture docs?

From: Jeremy Slade
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] Architecture docs?
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 08:51:48 -0600
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I'd be happy to put this up on the wiki, if I can get setup with an
account.  According to the instructions on the wiki, I just have to ask
here.  Please set me up with username Jeremy.

strk wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 09:49:10AM -0600, Jeremy Slade wrote:
>> Are there any developer docs for introducing the overall architecture &
>> code organization for gnash?  I haven't seen it in the bit of docs I've
>> looked at so far -- maybe I just haven't looked in the right place?
> Take note, and please paste to the wiki for future reference:
> Everything starts with movie_root class, which is what can be considered "the 
> stage".
> Kick-start is given by movie_root::setRootMovie() which takes an instance of 
> a 
> top-level movie definition, constructs it and process any action queued by the
> construction process.
>>From now on, the movie_root is "advanced" at regular intervals (FPS) by the 
> Advancement of the movie_root happens by advancing in turn any character 
> which registered
> itself to a global list of characters that are willing to "advance".
> This "advance" step updates the state of the current movie, so that calls to 
> movie_root::display
> call the currently registered renderer all the calls needed to properly 
> obtain the final bitmap
> image you see on the screen.
> At arbitrary times, the Gui can also notify the movie_root about user events 
> such as key
> presses and mouse movements/clicks.
> That's pretty much it for a start, feel free to ask more questions, and make 
> sure
> you take note on the wiki ! :)
> --strk;

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