modern serial terminal
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Mon Nov 5 20:07:05 CST 2007
Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> The C64 has sprite graphics, but it definitely has a bitmapped graphics
> mode. It's somewhat more inconvenient to work in because of its cell-
> oriented arrangement, but it's bitmapped.
I still favor character graphics, but everything in drawn in bitmap today.
Weird OS design/display 640x400 --- for a 18 bit machine?
layer 1) OS menu - cell graphics.
layer 2) Text display - cell graphics.
layer 3) Bit mapped display - 512 color - 9 bits?
256 fixed colors?
> So, I'm not sure where you're drawing the line here, but all of the machines
> you mention have bitmapped graphics and were home computers, except perhaps
> the Lisa, but only due to cost.
More information about the cctech