Gifs And Stuff...

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 03-11-92 (19:13)             Number: 106
From: SCOTT DRYSDALE               Refer#: NONE
  To: DENNIS DODD                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: Gifs And Stuff...              Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
   If speed is your problem then use the BLOAD and BSAVE statement
   after loading the gif, don't CLS:

SCREEN 13:  ' 320x200x256
DEF SEG = &HA000
BSAVE "filename.ext",0,65535

   Now you have a immense file that can be quickly accesed by

DEF SEF = &HA000
BLOAD "filename.ext"

   Of course the trade off is SPEED for BYTES.  You'll see just how much when
   you try it, a small problem I found is in it's hugeness there is no palet
   info, so I put it in different file.  It would be possible to put it in the
   BSAVEd file then take it out right before loading though.  It works for me.

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