Re: Plans for drawing in GDK-1.4.

On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Elliott Hughes wrote:

> Owen Taylor <> wrote:
> > How does this help? Double buffering wouldn't decrease the amount
> > of time until the newly scrolled-in areas are updated as far
> > as I can see.
> no, but it will improve the appearance. as you note on your web page,
> it's not speed that's the problem, it's perceived quality, and flicker plays
> a large part in this perception.

This is the point of making flicker-free drawing. Speed is second,
appearance is first. Tcl/TK is damned slow, but it looks better than GTK+
because redrawing is flicker-free.


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