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

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 19:44:28 +0100 CET

Adi Oanca <adioanca@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>       Now, if one plays a movie and the overlays are reserved we must 
> have a 
> fail-safe solution when dragging something. So we still have to 
> implement transparency by software, I just wanted to point a simpler 
> approach when possible.

1) we need a fail safe implementation anyway, for drivers that do not 
export that *optional* functionality.
2) AFAICT overlays are not transparent - as the same suggest, they lie 
over the other content of the graphics card - and the area they occupy 
is usually specified by color and not some black magic (like a 
rectangular area :-))


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