[SDL] Alpha revisit

Joel Chen jchen at interval.com
Tue Jul 9 13:55:01 PDT 2002


The more I work with SDL the more I realize how limited the way SDL handles
alpha is.  It would've been nice if I can explicitly specify alpha off, surf
alpha, or channel alpha.  Couple with limited or differently behaving
hardware, this can get very frustrated and sometimes helpless at achieving a
certain effects.  

Bottom line, was there some sort of technical reason, like too difficult to
implement, for this?

joel...




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