[REBOL] Re: Rebol on Amithlon?
From: holger:rebol at: 24-Nov-2001 6:42
On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 11:28:00AM +0000, Don Cox wrote:
> (It isn't clear why scrolling in View is so slow compared to other Amiga
> software, which generally scrolls as fast as PC software.)
Yes, but only for a few bit planes, typically 2 or 3. REBOL uses a full
24-bit compositing engine, which requires quantization and
C2P-conversion in real-time. Other Amiga programs with similar
functionality (24-bit paint programs etc.) are similarly slow.
View does support hardware scrolling, but most programs do not make use