[MPlayer-DOCS] [PATCH] DOCS/tech/tearing.txt
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Jun 30 11:06:16 CEST 2005
Wow, this patch sure got stuck in the queue for a long time...
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 12:07:23AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 04:44:21PM +0200, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > What happens with tearing is that halfway through this process, the
> > image changes - a very likely event. Because of this, the monitor
> > displays the first half the first image, and the next half it shows the
> > new image, thinking it's all the same image. The mistake will be
> > "corrected" in the very next refresh, as then the entire screen will be
> > the new image - too slow. Our eye already caught the mistake. With
> > extremely high refresh rates (150hz+), tearing is practically
> > unnoticeable.
> I'm not particularly fond of this paragraph. It could be slightly clearer.
> Sorry for not being more specific right now..
I must admit I don't get the above paragraph 100%, can somebody
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