[SDL] SDL_LoadFunction 'safe'?
skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 7 23:29:15 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 22:50 -0800, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> > Who knows what interesting embedded systems applications
> > SDL could be used for? I mean, isn't SDL meant to be
> > good for games? Oh, and aren't games things you may want
> > to run on a console or mobile phone these days? :))
> Generally, there comes a cut off point where a device has to forego most
> portable code and use custom software.
Yes, I agree. However don't you think it is still worth attempting
to provide an abstraction layer that works on as wide a class
of platforms as is reasonably convenient?
The argument works the other way too: SDL doesn't support
more sophisticated platforms either.
Still .. I'm amazed at what people actually do get working!
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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