[vtk-developers] vtkTextActor rotation
aashish.chaudhary at kitware.com
Thu Oct 9 11:07:32 EDT 2014
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 11:04 AM, David E DeMarle <dave.demarle at kitware.com>
> My crystal ball says we will start the next release in January and my vote
> is quality over compatibility in this case.
> David E DeMarle
> Kitware, Inc.
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> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 10:54 AM, David Lonie <david.lonie at kitware.com>
>> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 10:45 AM, David Cole <DLRdave at aol.com> wrote:
>>> I would say the text should look good and be legible when it's
>>> Would anybody here really prefer perfect backwards compatibility
>>> (including text illegibility) over better visualization...?
>> I agree, and hope most others would, too! Besides legibility, position is
>> the issue that could affect developers -- if anyone is using
>> vtkTextProperty::SetOrientation to rotate their text, my changes will push
>> the text around into a new location, easily breaking their code...
>> I've had to add switches to filters that preserve buggy/"legacy" behavior
>> by default, so I like to check these things before making such changes --
>> and more importantly, this leaves a breadcrumb in the archive for people
>> trying to figure out why their code broke! ;-)
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