Summer of Code

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Thu Mar 20 22:56:19 CET 2008

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Valerie wrote:
>> That said, here's an alternate point of view, an interface proposal
>> from someone who has no idea how the underlying algorithmics work:
>> [snip]
> ....this would be where I repeat my suggestion that "paint" depositing 
> and "paint" action should be independent. IOW, instead of having a 
> "chinese brush" tool that paints ink with a bristled brush, you have a 
> bristled brush, and an ink "paint". Now you can draw/paint "ink", 
> "charcoal", "tempera", "digital paint", etc with any of a "bristled 
> brush", "airbrush", "palette knife", "felt tip", "digital brush", 
> "pixmap brush", etc. (and much more code re-use happens).

...this would be where I decide I should read Boudewijn's thread on the 
subject first :-). (So... will we be able to paint filters with a 
bristle brush or airbrush? ;-) )

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