whirlwindwarp - crazy moving stars
whirlwindwarp [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color]
[-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual vis-
ual] [-points integer] [-tails integer]
whirlwindwarp plots stars moving according to various forcefields (sim-
ple 2D equations).
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for too long!
whirlwindwarp 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
The number of stars plotted (default 300).
The length of the tail of each star (default 5).
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) Paul "Joey" Clark. Permission to use, copy, modify, dis-
tribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose
is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice
appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this per-
mission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations
are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is
provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
Paul "Joey" Clark <pclarkATcs.uk> 10-Oct-00
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