[squeak-dev] What is the task of NullEncoder?

Marcel Weiher marcel.weiher at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 09:38:20 UTC 2017

> On Sep 29, 2017, at 19:09 , Nicolas Cellier <nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com> wrote:
> The canvas other than PostscriptCanvas don't use the target, they are sinks.

That’s only technically true, and really an oversight.  All canvases write their output somewhere, be it a bitmap, native display surface or other ‘DisplayMedium'.  A canvas is a filter for converting morphs to this target ‘DisplayMedium’.

And having filter-canvases would be really cool :-)


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