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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by sandstranger » 29 Aug 2015, 18:09

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by Xelasarg » 31 Aug 2015, 06:41

Cool idea. :)
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Re: Alpha blending problem

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by Xelasarg » 23 Sep 2015, 16:37

If you're rooted, you can try to downclock your device or shut down one or two cpu cores. You can even automate this process with the aptly named app "Automate". :mrgreen:
I believe OpenMW depends very much on the gpu (?), so a cpu running at 50 or 75% clockspeed shouldn't have too much impact on performance. I mean, 4x msaa and 4x anisotropy are sufficient on a 5 or 6" screen, right? ;)

Btw, which device are you using?
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Re: Alpha blending problem

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by sandstranger » 09 Oct 2015, 10:22

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by psi29a » 09 Oct 2015, 11:05

DDS is 100% legal to use, it is the (de)compression algo s3tc that is patented.

That means, for the next 2 years[1]... it is illegal to decompress s3tc images/textures in some countries. After that, if the patent isn't renewed, then the patent would expire and these tools can be used and shipped with OpenMW.

[1] http://www.patentcountdown.org/

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by sandstranger » 09 Oct 2015, 11:14

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by psi29a » 09 Oct 2015, 12:10

sandstranger wrote:I see , then I will not finish this feature for the next 2 years
I think this would be more interesting to have going into OpenMW itself since it effects more platforms than Android, RapberryPi for example.

We can do the work, but it would have to sit in an apart branch for 2 years. ;)

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Re: Alpha blending problem

Post by ap0 » 09 Oct 2015, 12:43

On the other hand, software patents are illegal in a lot of countries ;)

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