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blitting - what is it?

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I'm kinda new to SDL and find the term "blit" or "blitting" in every tutorial I read. What does it mean exactly ?

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oh so that's the same thing ?
I found that page while looking for the defintion of "blitting" and I thought they were diferent things.

thanks but after reading all that I felt even more confused. :(
does anyone have a more straightforward explanation/definition ?

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It basically means copying one bitmap onto another. E.g. taking a "sprite" bitmap, and copying it to the screen.

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