Archives Aug. 27, 2005

Doh! Don't assume constant formatting in GL headers (Not all that surprising it's been failing... though it didn't start magically working yet...)

Turns out that all of the GLU and GLUT constants were mis-declared. I used the same script to rip them out of the header as I did for GL... but in gl.h the constants are declared in hexidecimal. In the other two they are declared in decimal, and the script got a little carried away ...

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OpenGL works *so* much better when using error checking (But don't forget that you can't use it within glBegin/glEnd)

Just finished the surgery to make OpenGL-ctypes do error-checking for all functions that allow error checking (i.e. those outside of glBegin/glEnd). It's still a bit ugly looking in there (the scar from having two wrapper classes will eventually have to be removed), but it does make the system work with considerably more of the tests ...

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Housekeeping (Of the web-site sort)

Went to put some poems on the texts page and realised that the list of poems was getting a bit long. It also lacked any particular ordering scheme. So I restructured it a bit.

Then though "oh, while I'm at it, I should update the Eye Candy page to include any newer material". So, there ...

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