deco - draw tacky 70s basement wall panelling
] [-foreground color
] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual
] [-delay seconds
] [-max-depth int
] [-min-height int
] [-line-width yIint ]
[-smooth-colors] [-golden-ratio] [-mondrian]
program subdivides and colors rectangles randomly. It looks kind
of like Brady-Bunch-era rec-room wall paneling. (Raven says: "This
screensaver is ugly enough to peel paint.") Can also produce more
aesthetically pleasing displays via options.
accepts the following options:
- Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
- Draw on the root window.
- If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome
- Install a private colormap for the window.
- -visual visual
- 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.
- -delay seconds
- How long to wait before starting over. Default 5
- -max-depth integer
- How deep to subdivide. Default 12.
- -min-width integer
- -min-height integer
- The size of the smallest rectangle to draw. Default
- -line-width integer
- Width of lines drawn between rectangles. Default zero
- Whether to use a smooth color palette instead of a random
one. Less jarring. Default False.
- Whether to subdivide rectangles using the golden ratio
instead of 1/2. This ratio is supposed to be more aesthetically pleasing.
- Whether to imitiate style of some famous paintings by Piet
Mondrian. Overrides line-width and colormap options. Default false.
- Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
- 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 © 1997 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, 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 permission 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.
Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 26-Apr-97, based on code by Michael D. Bayne
<email@example.com>. Golden ratio and Mondrian settings by Lars