RGB pixel direction question Re: Drawing raw pixels to screen..

Sean Moss-Pultz sean_mosko at fic.com.tw
Sun Nov 26 10:03:14 CET 2006

On 11/24/06 4:05 AM, "Richard Franks" <richard.franks at drdc-rddc.gc.ca>

>> So can you explain your fear that the update of the display would
>> be to slow?
> Two reasons:
> a) I'm developing a 3d engine from the bare-bones, which should (!) be
> efficient enough to run on embedded platforms such as the Neo1973. If
> drawing-to-screen is overly expensive though, there's no chance.

I'll try to get some numbers, but I haven't heard anything specific from our
vendors yet. Give me a few days.

> b) A good UI (IMHO) should blur the distinction between content and
> 'fancy effects'. In that access to content is prime, and 'fancy
> effects' (compare iPod scrollwheel vs Vista window swapping) should
> complement access to content rather than obfuscate it.



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