[mythtv] Off list: Chroma OSD (again)

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Jun 8 05:12:51 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 08 June 2005 12:57 am, Andy Poling wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > The intention is that once mythui is a bit more mature, that the
> > dedicated OSD object types will go away and the OSD will be composited
> > with the same object types as the rest of the UI - just with a different
> > painter than normal (a yuv420 one for software blended OSD, argb for
> > things like the pvr-350, could possibly do one for this sort of this,
> > etc).
> I know that alot of folks (you included, Isaac) like the alpha blending
> translucency of the current yuv overlay OSD, but one thing that struck me
> when initially working on the Chromakey OSD is that it's just a normal X
> window that I'm filling with a pixmap.
> The cool part (which maybe nobody but me will appreciate :-)) is that with
> COSD, the video background window *could* be managed using QT and all the
> familiar tools.  Then the theming for the OSD could be completely
> integrated with the rest of the theming.  Talk about lowest common
> denominator...

Isn't that what I just said?


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