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Re: DragonFly boot2 - moved out of commits thread

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2009 04:51:05 +0800

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Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> On Fri, March 6, 2009 1:42 pm, Oliver Fromme wrote:
>> In theory, the Forth code could leave the graphics screen
>> enabled.  It's just a matter of removing one command from
>> beastie.4th.  Then splash(4) should follow on seamlessly,
>> if it's configured to display the same image, which is
>> a decision to be made by the user, of course.
>> I haven't tried to do that myself, though.
> I read that and immediately thought "two-frame boot animation!".  It could
> be very entertaining.

Given how little code is needed to X-Y 'drift' a small D.Mon around on a 
black background, two panes should be enough to make a DragonFly appear 
to move its wings..

. . or perhaps the creative could even 'cluster' a mating pair...

and if we ever import ZFS, watch the eggs hatch....



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