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Re: Spring-cleaning of gtk peers.

From: Roman Kennke
Subject: Re: Spring-cleaning of gtk peers.
Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 16:45:00 +0200

Hi Sven,

> I propose (and am working on) the following main points:
> 1) GtkImage is a mess, and is terribly inefficient. Do what was intended
> with the AWT 1.1 API and wrap something which can be blitted quickly,
> e.g. a 32-bit int vector in gtk-compatible AABBGGRR format.
> 2) Get rid of GtkImagePainter completely. I have no idea why GtkImage
> can't have package-private methods for drawing itself. (And do so
> correctly.)
> 3) Get rid of GtkOffScreenImage. It doesn't seem to serve any real
> purpose.
> End result: Less code, simpler code and much, much faster drawing.

Seems like a very good idea to me. The current AWT image is indeed a
mess. Cleaning things up is greatly appreciated. Any chance that this
would also include fixing


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