Gamma correct rendering with Wayland and Weston

Bill Spitzak spitzak at
Mon Oct 1 11:58:46 PDT 2012

Pekka Paalanen wrote:

> And you would like to kill all innovative uses like:
> right? And spherical VR displays, too?
> No, this is not yet the reason to expose transformations to clients.
> You are only suggesting to make the protocol a huge deal more complex
> and restrictive, to optimize a tiny detail prematurely, again. On a
> regular desktop, the transformed case is very rare, and even more rare
> on cases where the image quality would actually matter that much.

The clients don't *HAVE* to do the transform. It's just that they *CAN*.

And yes transformed images are used a lot, for icons and desktop 
overviews, and for full-screen.

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