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Re: MCL color graphics

>I need better support for (color) graphics in MCL. Window-objects are OK
>for basic use but such a nice environment like MCL should include
>high-level support for:
>1) bitmap-windows (with off-screen bitmaps)
>2) palette manager (say any 256 colors or gray levels)
>Is there anything coming from Apple? (Soon?) Does anyone have simple yet
>robust solutions written for this? (What about Common Windows, CLIM, etc.?)
>(I am new to info-macl so this might already have been discussed)

Alan Ruttenberg wrote some code that uses GWorlds to do off-screen
bitmaps. It will take a little work to make it fully general, and it
won't work on machines without 32 bit quickdraw, but it will probably
be useful to many people. He wrote the code as a contractor for Apple
so it should be ours to distribute. Alan, please tell us more.