Some thoughts about the ominous DIB Engine

Felix Nawothnig flexo at
Fri Feb 9 06:10:18 CST 2007

Felix Nawothnig wrote:
>> Pierre could speak to this better than I, but my understanding is  
>> that the Quartz driver does not need the DIB engine.  Quartz (the  
>> Mac's imaging and windowing API) is capable of drawing to offscreen  
>> bitmaps directly, at color depths that need not match the display's.
> I suggested to do all the work server-side a while back:

Uhm, dunno where I just got the idea that Quartz would feature network 
transparency. Just ignore me. I really need some coffee now.

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