On Sun, Feb 06, 2000 at 04:24:39PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote: > > I intend to package xzgv, which is (basically) the X11 version of zgv > > based on Gtk and Imlib. The main "win" over EEyes is that it supports > > the thumbnail format of xv, zgv and the Gimp; the main win over xv is > > that it's free software; the main win over zgv is that it runs in X; > > and the main win over the Gimp is that it doesn't swap as much ;-) > > So, uh, what advantage does it have over ImageMagick? > > It never ceases to amaze me how many people use xv when ImageMagick is a > perfectly fine (and free) alternative. ImageMagick uses a hell of a lot more memory than a plain viewer such as qiv or xzgv. also xzgv I believe has some crude file management functions (something I miss in qiv..) Both being imlib-based, if xzgv can do fullscreen display and image scaling, I'm likely to give up qiv. -- Joseph Carter <firstname.lastname@example.org> Debian Linux developer http://tank.debian.net GnuPG key pub 1024D/DCF9DAB3 sub 2048g/3F9C2A43 http://www.debian.org 20F6 2261 F185 7A3E 79FC 44F9 8FF7 D7A3 DCF9 DAB3 <netgod> is it me, or is Knghtbrd snoring? <joeyh> they killed knghtbrd! <netgod> Kysh: wichert, gecko, joeyh, and I are in a room trying to ignore Knghtbrd <Kysh> netgod: Knghtbrd is hard to ignore.
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