That's it!  Very cool solution.

As soon as you mentioned ps I started wondering if Sodipodi (or some other
vector dealy) could pull this trick off, but your code is perfect. 
Manipulable and everything is rendered automatically.

Would make for a nice plug-in I imagine.

Thanks again!
Eric Pierce
> Could not think of an easy way using the GIMP.
>
> Actually, the only "more or less" easy way I could think off is using
> a graphic turtle I am making in GIMP-Python.
>
> Since that would be complicated I made an extra-gimp solution for you.
> An Postscript Snippet.
>
> Just paste the following postscript code in a plain text file, which
> name ends in .ps , edit the number of rays to the desired one,
> and them just open it as an image in the GIMP.
>
> Enjoy it!
>
> __
>
> %!PS
> %%BoundingBox: 0 0 1000 1000
>
> %(C) by Joao S. O. Bueno - 2003
> %Free to use, change and re-distribute as you like.
> %Created for posting at gimp-user mailing list, aug-05-2003
> %Creates a radial pattern
>
>
> /numrays 8 def
> /step 360 numrays div def
> 500 500 translate
>
> 360 step div cvi
>    {
>     newpath
>     0 1000 moveto
>     0 0 lineto
>     step 2 div rotate
>     0 1000 lineto
>     closepath
>     fill
>     step 2 div rotate
>    } repeat
>
> showpage
>
>
> Eric Pierce wrote:
>> This should be easy, but I just can't think how to do it.
>>
>> All I want to create is a radial burst.  Sharp black and white lines
>> evenly spaced emanating from the center.
>>
>> Exactly like the old Japanese flag but without the circle in the middle.
>> See here:
>> http://www.japanorama.com/images/navy_army_ww2_flag.gif
>>
>> I've been wracking my brains for the last several hours, and digging
>> through the plug-ings, but I can't come up with anything.  It seems like
>> it'd be so easy...
>>
>> Any help would be much obliged!
>> Eric Pierce
>>
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