[Coco] Ideas for a Graphics Project
zaphod at mchsi.com
Sat Oct 22 13:09:21 EDT 2005
Color Computer Magazine
On Oct 22, 2005, at 8:20 AM, Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
> Thanks very much for scanning this in. This looks exactly like
> what I saw those many years ago.
> Again, which magazine was this in?
> On Oct 22, 2005, at 4:25 AM, John R. Hogerhuis wrote:
>> On Wed, 2005-10-19 at 18:18 -0500, Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
>>> Yes! I specifically recall seeing this program being run on a
>>> CoCo 1
>>> at a friend's house back in the very early 1980s. It was a wire
>>> frame space shuttle that could be rotated, zoomed in, out etc.
>>> If you do run across where it is, or better yet the source, please
>>> let me know. That would be directly applicable to what I need to
>> Scanned it in, you can find it at:
>> Also, I have a book called "Computer Graphics" 1987. Lots of info
>> computer graphics theory both 2d and 3d; interesting to you maybe
>> because it is relatively old and because all of the examples are
>> to ML, a language you mentioned learning about recently. See if
>> you can
>> get it from your school library. Also lots of references in there
>> you could use for a paper.
>> This was about when computer graphics really started to be used for
>> entire scenes in movies. There's a color photo of Luxo Jr. (Pixar) in
>> this book, and Luxo Jr. is copyright 1986... I actually have a friend
>> who worked on animation for Last Starfighter and that was released in
>> -- John.
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