It's Skippy, the Y2K Weiner Dog!
John's new 'thing'
Greetings, and welcome to The Official Home of XV. Here you'll find the latest info on
all things XV, the official sources, a cool on-line manual, handy-dandy bug fixes, and so
In short, all the things you'd expect to find on an official home page.
The Dogs of XV (Bradley yammers on
and on about his bassets...)
|You can now purchase
a copy of xv with a major credit card, perfectly suited for all your
impulse-buying needs! If you've been putting off registering your copy because of
the annoyance (or near impossibility, if you're not in the U.S.) of sending me a
check, well, now's an excellent time to get on with it!
||Displaying PostScript files in xv is (was)
a potential security risk. Who knew? Get the patch!
XV running inside a Netscape browser window? That's the damndest thing!
Can't display 32-bit BMP files generated by certain programs? Suck on this!
Added a pointer to an updated version of the PNG
What the hell is with the 1200dpi TIFF files?!? Good question.
Hey, who wants to run XV on BeOS? Check this
The 'Grab' command not working out for you? Maybe this will help!
If you're gonna try and compile XV 3.10a on Redhat v6, there's something you should know first.
Put up a precompiled binary (an RPM file)
for RedHat Linux (i386).
A new bug-fix - fixes an image display
problem that would occur on certain 12-, 15-, or 16-bit X displays.
Added a link to giftrans, a
useful little Unix program that can transparentify a GIF file. Damned useful, since xv
Added a pointer to XVscan, Sean
Reifschneider's neato-keen version of XV with scanner support.
I've packaged up the HTML version of the xv manual into a gzip'ed tar file. Suitable
for mirroring on your local site, for all the obvious reasons. Please do so!
Who Do We Think We Are, Anyway?
We are your gracious hosts:
John Bradley - author of XV, maintainer of this web site, lazy
bum, and all-around good guy. You'd like me if you met me at a party. Well, maybe not, but
I don't go to parties, so what's it matter...
Dan Kirchheimer - Official Business
Dude and Professional License-Wrangler.
Electronic Mail is by far our preferred method of
It's quick, easy, asynchronous, and if you're reading this, you probably have some.
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- For compilation help, bug reports, or other technical matters, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- For questions, comments, or complaints about this web site, contact email@example.com
- For all other XV-related matters, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- FAX Number
- Faxing is so '90s -- not unlike XV (cough!). Anyway, the
fax line has been disconnected. Please disregard the fax number that
appears in the 3.10a distribution...
- Mailing Address
- John Bradley
2130 Valleyview Drive
Folcroft, PA 19032
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