24-bit monitor and grass

Darrell McCauley mccauley at ecn.purdue.edu
Thu Oct 7 18:49:38 EDT 1993

"Mark P. Line" (markline at henson.cc.wwu.edu) writes on 7 Oct 93:
>I've been following this thread and am becoming confuseder and confuseder.
>I'm not new to GRASS and not new to X, but I'm new to GRASS with XDRIVER,
>so maybe I've missed something. But I had the impression that GRASS (and
>presumably XDRIVER) is coded for *24 bit* color in the first place -- I

don't get "data" or "display libraries" confused with "display
capabilities" (is this the case?)

libraries are meant to be device independent; the device is
what usually limits you (printers, monitors).

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