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[REBOL] Amiga Smooth scrolling. (was) What's requiered? Jim? (was) Multimedia qu

From: mailinglists::post::com at: 28-Aug-2000 2:08

Sorry to drag this on, but this thread brought back some memories!
> Which means it works similar to turning the monitor buttons instead of > moving bytes :)
Pulling down a screen on the Amiga to reveal another one behind it (like DPaint or something) was one of the most intuitive things I ever did on a computer, and the smoothness of scrolling is a lie, there was no scrolling at all! It was all real! If I didn't know any better, it just felt like I was really pulling that screen down with my hands... Unbelievable. It took me years to get "comfortable" with Windows' window-style. Two things I really missed from day one on Windows: (1) seperate screens for programs, and (2) menu at the top of the screen always! Damn, it's the niceties like that, that I miss... ;o) Regards, Rachid PS. Come to think of it, another thing I missed: inserting a floppy and having an icon appear for it on the desktop... Ah well...