On Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 10:01:47AM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> > you load a 50k
> > picture, and
> > it'll use 2MB with XV - I didn't know why...
> <smartarse mode>
> perhaps cause the picture on disk is compressed but xv holds it in memory as
> pure RGB/<whatever>?
> </smartarse mode>
Whatever it did, standard Amiga packages could display the same piccie in
~150K or so...
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