Bug 15966 - Constructor for Android.Graphics.Color
Summary: Constructor for Android.Graphics.Color
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Bindings ()
Version: 4.8.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
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Reported: 2013-11-06 10:43 UTC by brosner
Modified: 2017-06-30 04:26 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description brosner 2013-11-06 10:43:50 UTC
Shouldn't the constructor Android.Graphics.Color(int argb) be uint argb.
Comment 1 Jonathan Pryor 2013-11-15 16:09:03 UTC
Why? Java doesn't have unsigned types, and Android/Java is using `int` to hold colors. Consequently, any members that we haven't changed to Color from `int` will continue to be `int` (as that's what Java is using).

Consequently, there must be a Color(int) constructor to assist using members that we've overlooked in the binding customization process.

I suppose we could provide a Color(uint) constructor overload, but I'm not seeing the usecase for it.
Comment 2 Chris Hardy [MSFT] 2017-06-30 04:26:57 UTC
Answered in Comment 1