It's lots of fun watching that concentric-circle pattern load; later
data refines coarse jaggies.
Look into the origins of the word "moiré" (é = e-acute in the
Latin-1 charset). Apparently, woven silk is wetted, and laid onto
itself, then the two (?more?) layers are apparently pressed between
two flat surfaces.
The interference pattern between the individual "picks" (?) of the
two layers creates a moiré pattern. (I'm not sure of the details;
might have them wrong, but "watered silk" probably applies.)
Nicholas Bodley |@| Waltham, Mass.
Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Opera browser user, registered
Autodidact and polymath to some extent
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.3 : Mon Apr 24 2006 - 11:34:48 PDT