[haiku-appserver] Re: Stroke/FillShape and pen pos

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 17:28:46 +0200 CEST

Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I just realized that R5 will offset any BShape by the current pen 
> position. 
> Our app_server implements this correcty, but I think it is complete 
> bogus 
> (I almost wrote "bullshit"). It makes the Iterview example run 
> correcty, I 
> know.... but I think it deserves to be fixed. Iterview simply relies 
> on 
> completely unexpected, undocumented and broken behaviour of the R5 
> app_server. Since Stroke/FillShape() are broken on R5 anyways (ever 
> tried 
> to use it with clipping?) and I don't know of any app that actually 
> uses it 
> except for the Iterview example, I suggest we remove this unexpected 
> behaviour. Any objections?

Well, what about adding StrokeShape()/FillShape() versions that allow 
to offset the shape, then? (in principle I agree, I would just find 
such a static BShape almost useless)

Bye,
   Axel.


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