Device or engine managed surfaces

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by neoadam, Dec 9, 2005.

  1. neoadam

    neoadam Guest

    Through developing a printer driver I have stumbled on this question, there
    are 2 types of surfaces Engine-managed, device-manged (standard and non
    standard format).

    In your opinion (and in the context of a printer driver) what is the best to
    use and why? What are the differences between them and how are they
    implemented? And above all is there any information or examples of each type
    :) (I know that MSPLOT in the DDK implements a Device-managed non standard

    Thanks in advance
    neoadam, Dec 9, 2005
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