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Re: W95 Amaya

From: Lee <ourcity@basec.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 10:07:12 -0500
Message-Id: <199709251530.KAA17268@huron.basec.net>
To: <Marc.Barret@gni.fr>
Cc: "www" <www-amaya@w3.org>
Marc.
About the graphics display, is it possible that Amaya only uses a 16 color
pallet?  If so, that would explain the images variances.
Yours, Lee.
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> From: Marc Barret <Marc.Barret@gni.fr>
> To: www-amaya@w3.org
> Subject: W95 Amaya
> Date: Thursday, September 25, 1997 4:12 AM
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I downloaded W95 Amaya 1.1a, and it works almost fine.
> 
> I had some troubles using it when my PC was pretty busy, I mean with
> lots of other windows and "processes" running. When this is the case, I
> have random behaviours of the system:
> - extremely slow display and scrolling 
> - digits displayed in the scroll bar buttons
> - Amaya stucked or crash
> - system reboot
> 
> This PC is "plain W95", with 32 MB memory. This sounds like a memory
> problem?
> 
> When I dont have these kinds of troubles (i.e. Amaya running almost
> standalone ;-), I noticed the following problems:
> - some images are not displayed
> - color map is wrong, GIF and JPEG images are not displayed right.
> - some images in tables are not displayed at the right place (Irene, if
> you wish, I can send you the HTML code which produces the problem)
> - some images are not displayed with the right size (same thing for the
> HTML source)
> - Help/About Amaya makes an unreadable window to appear, with an
> unefficient "Confirm" button
> 
> And at the end, just a few suggestions, to make Amaya more friendly to
> the basic W95 users:
> - provide an Amaya icon for the desktop shortcut
> - provide the Cut, Copy and Paste W95 keyboard shortcuts (^X,^C,^V), and
> make the clipboard shareable with W95
> - get the cheapest PC in a supermarket, and use it for testing ;-)
> 
> Anyway, Amaya works, and that is good !
> 
> -- 
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