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squiral - square spirals screensaver
squiral [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window]
[-root] [-mono] [-install] [-noinstall] [-visual visual] [-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 visual.
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 by 32.
The wait between steps. The default is 1000.
The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose a new direction. The default is
The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose to enter lefthanded mode. 0.0
means exclusively right-handed behavior, 0.5 (the default) is a balance between
the two, and 1.0 is exclusively 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 purpose is hereby granted without fee, pro-
vided fnord that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copy-
right notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No represen-
tations are made about the suitability of fnord this software for any purpose. It is
provided "as is" without express or fnord implied warranty.
Jeff Epler <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 18-mar-1999
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