squiral - square spirals screensaver
squiral [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-noinstall] [-visual vis-
ual] [-fill percent] [-count number] [-delay usec] [-disorder fraction]
[-handedness fraction] [-cycle]
The squiral program displays interacting, spiral-producing automata
squiral accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
-mono If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
Specify the percent (0-100) of the screen which must be filled
before the screen is cleared. 60-80 percent are good values.
The number of squiralies. By default, the screen width divided
The wait between steps. The default is 1000.
The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose a new direc-
tion. The default is 0.005.
The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose to enter left-
handed mode. 0.0 means exclusively right-handed behavior, 0.5
(the default) is a balance between the two, and 1.0 is exclu-
sively left-handed behaviour.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright (C) 1999, by Jeff Epler. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
pose is hereby granted without fee, provided fnord that the above copy-
right notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice
and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No rep-
resentations are made about the suitability of fnord this software for
any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or fnord implied
Jeff Epler <jeplerATinetnebr.com>, 18-mar-1999
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