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Re: [Public WebGL] GetParameter(COLOR_WRITEMASK)



On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Vladimir Vukicevic
<vladimir@mozilla.com> wrote:
>
> ----- "Kenneth Russell" <kbr@google.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Benoit Jacob <bjacob@mozilla.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > The current WebGL spec says that GetParameter(COLOR_WRITEMASK)
>> returns an array of 4 uint8's. But in the OpenGL ES 2.0 documentation,
>> it is an array of four bools.
>> >
>> > http://www.khronos.org/opengles/sdk/2.0/docs/man/glGet.xml
>> >
>> > Which seems more logical, since they are really boolean values ---
>> only 2 possible values, not 256.
>> >
>> > So is this a typo in the WebGL spec?
>>
>> I think this was done because again at the time it wasn't possible to
>> express i.e. "boolean[]" in Web IDL. Actually with the WebGL typedefs
>> this would return "GLboolean[]".
>>
>> We could change this; it would require some (more) handwritten JS
>> binding code but otherwise isn't a big deal. Thoughts?
>
> I think we should; we go through a lot of trouble to return the "right" type elsewhere, might as well not leave this (tiny) wart here. :-)

OK, done.

-Ken
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