On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Andrew Apted wrote:

> Christoph Egger writes:
> >  Is anyone here already hacking the file-target?
> No, I'm pretty sure no one is working on it.
> >  If not, I want to hack it to add support reading some file-formats
> >  (i.e. bmp, tga, pcx).
> Go ahead, it would be good.
> Semantics wise, you should load the file at init time, & determine the
> properties (width, height, depth).  Then make the CheckMode primitive
> set any GGI_AUTO values to the same as the file, and make the SetMode
> refuse any mode that doesn't match the file (unless you want to
> support scaling/depth conversion... :->).
> Make all write primitives (putpixel, drawline, etc) fail, and only
> support the read primitives (you will only need GetPixel_NC to get an
> initial prototype working).
> Hope that helps.

Yes, THX! I will do so.

Christoph Egger

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