Re: Canvas shortcomings


On 17 Jun 2001 14:45:53 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> Soeren Sandmann <sandmann daimi au dk> writes:
> > Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com> writes:
> > 
> > >  - Model is painting, not a canvas
> > 
> > What do you mean by this?
> By "canvas" I mean, something like GnomeCanvas, where you
> have an object for every item in the scene. 
> Such a layer can be built on top.
> By "painting" I just mean that the scene is rendered by
> a series of drawing operation calls, like X, Quickdraw,
> GDI, OpenGL, Java2D, etc.
> The main difference from something like X is that to
> draw a hollow rectangle, you would:
>  Create a box shape
>  Call the .stroke() method on the box shape to get another shape
>  Render this shape to destination drawable.

Owen you are muddling water!

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