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honey the codewitch23-Jun-21 14:18
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I've been spinning my wheels on a simple design issue I can't decide on for the life of me.

I've spent a quarter of the time on this actually writing code - which works, and does everything it needs to - and the rest of that time I've spent on basically one method, and what to return from it.

All to switch screen modes, and all because different screen modes *must be* different actual types.

So you have to return something from a screen mode change operation that you can draw to.

What do I with the old draw target from the previous mode???? This isn't even something I can really ask someone about.

I hate problems like this. They leave me feeling paralyzed and frustrated because I can't just code my way out of it. I can't put myself in the shoes of a person using my code in this instance to a degree that satisfies me. So I can't answer the question.

I've got $150 worth of hardware that was donated to me on the premise that I would write driver code for it, and I'm stuck on this one stupid issue and at this point it is ruining my day.

Yes, I've already taken a break from it. That's why it is taking so long. The question isn't difficult. It's just difficult to decide.

*headdesk*

Anyway, I'm just venting, and also typing this in hopes that putting it out there might lead to me making some headway, as happens occasionally.
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