ANNOUNCE - graphics package
Mon Jan 12 15:40:40 CET 2004
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> > I will support the widget infrastructure and the low level X library.
> It's quite soon to ask this, but I wonder: do your plans include adding
> functionality for X extensions? From what I saw in the code, it's not so easy to
> extend in a modular way, but I may be jumping to conclusions.
On the contrary it is *very* easy - If I have not misunderstood.
In my code most commands boil down to things like (for example)
xDo(Display, ePolyFillRectangle(DrawCursor, GC0,
All names like
Are primitive protocol messages.
To add support for (say) a rendering extension one could make a new
protocol conversion module and write:
> What I had in mind was the Render extension, and also support for Xft. This goes
> a bit beyond "Erlang only talks to X server", but I guess you would be also
> interested in high quality output, TrueType fonts, antialiasing, transparency
> and so on ;-)
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