[haiku-appserver] Re: [Haiku-commits] r14694

  • From: Stephan AÃmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 19:10:06 +0100

Hi Adi,

> > first step of geting rid of abstract DisplayDriver base class for less 
> > development overhead,
>  > DisplayDriverPainter is renamed to DrawingEngine
>     Where are you heading at?

I think there is no point in an abstract base class anymore. At the time I 
formed DisplayDriver into an abstract base class, I did so only to aid 
squeeze my Painter code into the existing code. Now, having the API "twice" 
in the code is just a hold up when I want to change stuff.

Unfortunately, I realized I have probably broken Decorator plug-ins with 
that change, since the new "DrawingEngine" cannot be included into 
libappserver.so. Would it be ok to leave Decorator plug-ins out for now? 
Just until we have a refactored and more stable internal API? I hope nobody 
minds. Please just say so, if otherwise.

Best regards,

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