[haiku-appserver] Re: BView::ClipToPicture

  • From: "DarkWyrm" <bpmagic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 17:37:04 -0500 EST

>       I don't think we have a choice.
>       I think you are missing my point. I fully agree, fonts without AA 
> is something that I definitely 
> don't want to see. But we're dealing with a [clipping] region here. 
> The region works with 2 values 
> only - a point is in the region or it isn't. The non-AA text that you 
> see(on the right), in fact is 
> not a text at all - the points that compose it are just... usual 
> points, just like you put pixel by 
> pixel. For app_server to have what you want, we need to add 
> transparency support for clipping 
> operations - and you know, that we won't have until at least R2.
> 
>       [Basic transparency support we will have, I know. But it is not 
> used in clipping operations but in 
> displaying views in a window. How is that done: by drawing from back 
> to front.]
OK. :)

--DW

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