Sorry I haven't looked at the glint driver in a while.  I was just
trying to make a point that lots of drivers out there use hex rather
than symbolic names.  I seemed to recall glint as being one of them,
but I guess I was wrong.


--- Sven Luther <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 11:23:38AM -0800, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > I agree that with hex values the driver is much harder to read and
> > debug (as a casual developer).  that's part of the reason the
> radeon
> > driver is so well developed and feature-rich.  however, I'd say
> that
> > most drivers in xfree86 use hex values rather than symbolic names
> so
> > symbolic names are hardly the norm.  the nv driver is no more
> obscured
> > than the trident or 3dlabs, etc. drivers.  
> Have you looked at the glint driver ? All the register are accessed
> using nice named macros, taken out of the corresponding
> documentation.
> Or are you speaking about another 3dlabs driver i don't know about ?
> Friendly,
> Sven Luther

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