Any plan to promote coordinats to 32 bits?

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Tue Nov 23 15:29:05 PST 2010

Rémi Cardona wrote:
> Le 23/11/2010 17:22, Alan Coopersmith a écrit :
>> Several?  I've yet to see many common monitors larger than 2560 pixels,
>> so that's still 14 screens wide/high.
> Yes this is research, yes we won't have that on our wrist watches any
> time soon...
> But! InSitu's (virtual) wall is already 20480x6400 which is less than an
> order of magnitude away from the 16bit limit. The next research team
> that does this sort of insane setup will probably blow the limit.

Right - DMX folks were worrying about this years ago - it's not outside
the realm of special cases, just not the average desktop.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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