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Re: [spr5962] drawing maps in CLIM

> Hi,
>   I would like to be able to draw a world map using the Small World
> Database (SWDB).  I can do this in CLIM but the loading time and
> displaying times are just about unusable.  The unfiltered database
> consists of 8000 points.  I have filtered the data down quite a bit,
> but loading and drawing is still too slow.  This doesn't even count
> the need to zoom in and scroll through the map.  So, what would be the
> best way to do this? Is there some way to create an image object some
> how that can be quickly translated or scaled as needed by the user?

Hi Chuck,

  We aren't familiar with the SWDB.  If you could provide a test case
that shows the slowness, preferrably via public ftp, then we could run
it here and give you some feedback on why it's so slow.

	-- John Irwin
	   Franz Inc.