[Coco] MM/1, jpegshow, cliplib, and Andrzej Kotanski?
devries.bob at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 22:03:21 EST 2007
Joel, I googled for Andrzej Kotanski, and came up with this email address
dated 2002: kotanski at thrisc.if.uj.edu.pl
Regards, Bob Devries, Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Isaiah 50:4 The sovereign Lord has given me
the capacity to be his spokesman,
so that I know how to help the weary.
my blog: http://bdevries.invigorated.org/
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Ewy" <jcewy at swbell.net>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 12:02 PM
Subject: [Coco] MM/1, jpegshow, cliplib, and Andrzej Kotanski?
> I've been discussing MM/1 stuff with Allen Huffman in private emails.
> Got me thinking about things, and I fired up my MM/1 to look for some
> files. Andrzej Kotanski was responsible for jpegshow on the MM/1. I
> added support for Joel Mathew Hegberg's cliplib, so you could copy the
> decoded JPEG images into the clipboard, then paste them into another
> utility that would save them as CLUT IFFs, which would load *much*
> faster than a JPEG would decode. I'm sure I posted my modified version
> online somewhere, but I don't see it on RTSI.com. It might still have
> been on Delphi, which has vanished into the aether. It might have been
> on Lucy.ifi.unibas.ch <ftp://lucy.ifi.unibas.ch>, which is also gone. I
> found the binary of my cliplib-enabled version of jpegshow, but not the
> source. It was probably lost when my MM/1's hard drives bit it.
> 1. Does anybody remember this software? Is there still a copy anywhere?
> 2. When I Googled for Kotanski's email address, I noticed that Bob
> Devries was asking the same question on this list in 03. I found a
> plausible address (ends in .pl) in a web posting from 05. Before I try
> it out and possibly annoy a complete stranger, did Bob or anybody else
> ever find a more recent address for him?
> If anyone's still interested in such things, I'll upload the modified
> jpegshow binary to RTSI.com. I just wish I could find the source.
> In a related topic, I once had a verbal agreement with Joel Hegberg to
> maintain the cliplib source. I haven't done anything to it yet, but I
> did find a floppy which, I believe, contains the code. I might upload
> that as well.
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