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Subject: Re: "Design" notes for the (hopefully) upcoming viewport/screen changes

Re: "Design" notes for the (hopefully) upcoming viewport/screen changes

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 02:59:38 +0200

Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> 2009/6/29 Thomas Martitz <>:
>>> At the bottom we have the button bar for those targets (this is currently
>>> "broken" IIRC so needs to be fixed up.)
>> I've never seen it in action anyway. Do we really need it, I remember you
>> said there's only 1 target that has it anyway? (to answer your next email
>> too a bit). In my impression, it makes coding just a pita.
> I'd really love to say no we don't need it... and I'm wondering why
> noone has come out saying they'll get the pitchforks out if that
> happened...

Because nobody is even talking about it :>
> The way I'd like it to work is along these lines... screens have the
> option of using the FULL lcd (maybe with the choice for the
> statusbar), or the UI area... no other options pretty much everything
> that wants to draw needs to get a viewport so I'm not even sure this
> all couldnt happen in one call..

We can have that, we'd just need to deprecate the NULL viewport
*everywhere*...I think.
Received on 2009-06-30

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