Re: Working on 119189 this weekend

2009/2/5 C.J. Adams-Collier <cjac colliertech org>:
> Hey all,
> I'm planning some time to work on 119189 this weekend.  I'm going to
> see if I can put together a patch to add gtkgl.c and friends into gtk.
> Behdad has suggested (and correct me if I've got this wrong, Behdad)
> that he feels that instead of creating a dedicated OpenGL drawing
> widget (similar to GtkDrawingArea), it would be better to add a method
> to the API which allows a widget to be imbued with the ability to have
> OpenGL primitives drawn to it.
> What are your thoughts?

I agree with Behdad. A GL widget may be handy for the few applications
that can use such a thing, it doesn't have a particularly strong
reason to live in gtk itself.

On the other hand, I don't want to make you too much hope for landing
any new drawing api, before the clientside window work has been
settled and landed.

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