[self-interest] Re: self-interest digest

Mario Wolczko mario at Eng.Sun.COM
Tue Nov 16 18:21:10 UTC 1999

Jecel asked:
> Wouldn't the way the Squeak group did graphics avoid this kind
> of thing and make porting easier? They do everything in Squeak
> (mostly translated to C, though) and only need the host GUI to
> provide a way to copy from internal buffers to the screen. Then
> practically everything becomes much easier to debug and actually
> possible to fix.

Simpler, but display performance for a shared world (where most
displays are remote) is not great when you copy large chunks of the
frame buffer around.

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