Wine and XP Themes

Felix Nawothnig flexo at
Mon Feb 26 10:04:15 CST 2007

Frank Richter wrote:
> WRT speed: themes usually use alpha-blending extensively; however, the
> speed of Wine's AlphaBlend() can almost be measured in geological terms;

Why is that? Looking at it it seems to be using XRender - since theming 
doesn't require Aero and stuff what way would there be to speed it up? 
(I admit I didn't really read the code. :)


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