[haiku] Re: [GSoC]: who is willing to mentor this year?

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 10:28:10 +0100 CET

Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Axel Dörfler schrieb:
> > Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >> However, the current BeOS driver accelerant API does not 
> >> support this, not even true color cursors. I don't feel confident 
> > > I 
> >> could change the existing drivers to support this. So if I was to 
> >> implement this, I would first try to do without changing the 
> > > existing 
> >> accelerant implementations.
> > As a first step, if that would be a GSoC project, the extension of 
> > the 
> > existing accelerant API should be part of it (although I guess it 
> > would 
> > be enough to implement that only on one graphics driver as a proof 
> > of 
> > concept).
> Which means you would need to support both ways in app_server 
> anyways, 
> no? And it will never be any other way because of the size limits. In 
> another words starting at the accelerant level means starting with an 
> optimization. I would start at the other end.

I completely agree, I just expressed myself badly (what you proposed 
would be the first step) :-)

Bye,
   Axel.


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