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Re: on Amiga, 16 color mode

On Mon, Mar 04, 2024 at 08:47:25PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Mar 2024 at 18:53, Jukka Andberg <> wrote:
> > Performance-wise there seems to be also something else in the new
> > server that makes it slower than Xamiga, even with the existing
> > black/white solution a simple thing like moving the mouse pointer
> > feels slower.
> IIUC the new code ends up dealing with 8 bpp internally in places
> where the old could use 1 bpp. (Though always thought that using a
> sprite for the X cursor would have been a cute feature on the Amiga
> :-p)

Back then when I was more familiar with the (old) code, I also was 
thinking about this, but I thing the X curser model is 1bit picture +
1bit mask while the Amiga sprites are 2 bit, where the one of the four
combinations is transparent. I didn't finish thinking about the mapping
back then....


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