[haiku-appserver] Re: user needs to know about the clipping region?

  • From: "DarkWyrm" <darkwyrm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 07:03:37 -0500 EST

>       Guys, I have a(nother) question for you. :-)
>       Why does the programmer/user needs to know about a view's clipping 
> region?
>       (let BDirectWindow aside, it's a special case)
>       Please tell me everything that crosses your mind.
One thing I can think of is when lazy programmers don't want to bother 
with doing high-level clipping on a particular graphics call -- 
especially a complicated shape such as BShape, so when they call 
StrokeShape, they set the clipping region for that call only.


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