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Re: [patch] Added bitmap support to Video API

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [patch] Added bitmap support to Video API
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2006 15:52:35 +0200
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On Saturday 29 July 2006 14:38, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> I have just made a patch to add bitmap support to Video API. It contains
> example bitmap loader for .tga files. At this point there is no real
> example how to use them, but I have tried to update wiki to reflect
> changes (except that bitmap handling is not there yet).
> New functionality was introduced to Video API to specify blitting
> operator. Now there is only two operators specified, replace and blend.
> Replace just uses source pixel data and blits it destination and blend
> uses source pixel alpha value to blend source and destination pixels.

Fantastic. So have you implemented everything you planned? :)

> Reason why I wanted to give patch before better example how to use is
> ready is that I want it to get to next grub release and I don't want to
> block other development. And I didn't include that background bitmap
> loading to gfxterm in this patch as I would rather like some development
> to improve menu system than to stall it :).

I don't think you have to care about releases... They are meant only to 
demonstrate that development is happening. In addition, I intend to delay the 
next by around one month, as we were quite inactive recently.

> Patch is attached to this message, any comments are welcome.

This looks very good to me. Please go ahead.


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