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Re: [zzdev] :zz: Operations defined for ZZTP ( zzOplists.D8
- To: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] :zz: Operations defined for ZZTP ( zzOplists.D8
- From: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 23:04:08 +0200
- Cc: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx, lac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <22.214.171.124.20011111205629.007c8570@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from ted@xxxxxxxxxx on Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 08:56:29PM +0000
- Mail-followup-to: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>, zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx, lac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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1. I thought at some point you were removing the word "cursor" and
starting to use "frame".
2. do these cursors contain the dimensions also?
3. CHUG*, SHEAR* etc are not defined clearly enough here. We talked about
you defining them about a year ago but you never got back to us on that,
> whichcur CURSORFORK [ creates a new first-class cursor in the same
> location ]
> whichcur KILLCURSOR [ evaporates the current cursor ]
> whichcur SUBCURSOR [ creates a subordinate cursor managed by another
> cursor, to be used in some sub-operation ]
> whichcur KILLSUBCURSOR [ evaporates the current subcursor, but only if
> it is a subcursor in some current set. Killing the last subcursor of a set
> is effectively a return-from-subroutine to a parent cursor above ]
These are rather unclear as well, as you have not properly defined cursors
and subcursors yet.
> == VIEW OPERATIONS
> whichcur RASTER [ sends out the current raster list, somehow
> linearized-- how linearized to be dealt with later ]
> whichcur REFRESH [ sends out the current raster list, with contents,
> somehow linearized-- how linearized to be dealt with later ]
This means that the back-end has to be completely aware of any views.
I don't think that's necessarily a good thing.
> whichcur VIEWMODE typeno [ selects a view type ]
> whichcur CELLVIEWMODE typeno [ selects a cellview type ]