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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx bitmap image

From: Hiram Lester, Jr.
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx bitmap image
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 1997 11:54:33 -0600 (CST)

On Sat, 15 Mar 1997, Jim Spath (Webmaster Jim) wrote:

> Hiram wrote:
> > James Wrote:
> > > Hiram wrote:
> > > > Jim wrote:
> > > > Looks nice, but it turns a putrid pale yellow when it appears on my
> > > Try using Microangelo ( to reduce the image to
> > Yes, I ended up doing part of that.  The problem is that while the image
> > only uses 14 colors, it's not using the standard Windows pallette, and
> > Windows converts it to use the Windows pallette.  When I pulled the image
> > I've included my modified version in the form of an ICO file.  I wish
> > someone who's more artistic than I would take a look at the 16-color
> > version and see if it can be improved any. :)
> I created my bitmap file within XWindows using XPaint, which is buggy
> about producing good color maps.  I also used pixmap to rescale the
> original, and several filters from netpbm to get the BMP file.  So the
> color scheme is pretty bizarre.  I'll post the URLs of the original files,
> plus some in-betweens when I get back to my desk Monday.

According to Paint Shop Pro, the bitmap image you posted was in OS/2
format. :)  I guess XPaint has it's own ideas about OS's as well, eh? ;)

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