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Re: X Bitmap

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 05:53:02PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 04:06:23AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 07:21:57PM +0200, Kevin Boergens wrote:
> > > http://netghost.narod.ru/gff/graphics/summary/xbm.htm
> > > 
> > > I need support for the X BitMap format. On the page mentioned about I 
> > > found a few pieces of code from X to support loading and reading xbm 
> > > (Very old indeed).  I was not able to find out what Debian packages I 
> > > have to install to get the needed headers to support xbm.
> > 
> > Given no-one uses it, I don't think there are actually any packages in
> > Debian supporting it. Try stealing some of the code from that site.
> !?
> Not only is it still supported[1] -- and not just by various X sample
> implementations, it's actually *documented*[2].

Try to imagine the audible result of myself being immensely confused
(while tired and having been hacking the MetroLink loader for some time
now), and you'll get the sound currently resonating over south-eastern

Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian: the universal operating system                     http://www.debian.org

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