A DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUEST :
I would like to know if there are plan on introducing additional blending modes such as (overlay, multiply, divide, lighten, darken, ...) to the hardware accelerated features (via OpenGL or DirectX pipelines).
For applications requiring more complex blending modes than Porter-Duff rules implemented in the AlphaComposite, the current solution of manually implementing them is not satisfying because it breaks the hardware acceleration...
Hope you will make it for java 7.
The classics Porter-Duff rules are quite limited and it would be nice to have other blending modes prensent in Photoshop or Gimp and benefits from the hardware acceleration pipelines.