[off topic] On browser redering

defdefred defdefred at protonmail.com
Wed Sep 1 13:24:58 BST 2021


> this smell like a XY problem, are you experiencing issues with your preferred browser?  Let the author know!

No...but sometime browsing the web, blog are displayed with temporary font and after a while correct font are applied and every thing is moving on the screen... Look annoying to me :-)

For Gemini, could also be a way to fake partial refresh of the screen...

freD
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On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 12:53, Omar Polo <op at omarpolo.com> wrote:

> On 1 September 2021 10:35:45 CEST, defdefred defdefred at protonmail.com wrote:
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> > Just thinking...
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> > Is it possible to render the browser in a "double buffer" way like in games to avoid apparent partial refresh?
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> > freD.
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> this smell like a XY problem, are you experiencing issues with your preferred browser? Let the author know!
>
> but to reply to original question anyway, I think all current browsers have a mechanism like that. Even ncurses application have an internal buffer used before outputting to the screen, which acts in fact like a double buffer.
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