Norman Vine nhv at CAPE.COM
Mon Feb 14 18:41:10 EST 2005

Ed McNierney writes:
> >
> If you're asking a
> graphics accelerator to help you draw a fancy-looking 30-pixel-long
> styled railroad symbol, it's unlikely to be much help.

If you have to start from scratch everytime this is true.

However on a dedicated server there is no reason to not have
preloaded the instructions for drawing your commonly used GFX
objects :-)

Also modern GFX cards blow the doors off of the CPUs when it comes
to pusing 'bits and bytes' arround even when in 2D mode.



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