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Re: [DotGNU] MS standard (pnetlib)

From: Aris Basic
Subject: Re: [DotGNU] MS standard (pnetlib)
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 17:33:21 -0400
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Ill try to avaoid my cents :) next time (havnt though about 4bit color representation at all :( )


Robert Lascelle wrote:

Thanks for all your comments.

I'll look at the CSS spec. I'll look at the 4 bit RGB,
i never heard of this before.
Since CSS and the 4 to 8 bit conversion tells me to
use #ff2233 from #f23, i'll make the change and "i'll
get to bed less stupid tonight" (french expression).

Thanks everyone for your time,


--- "Peter \"Firefly\" Lund" <address@hidden> wrote:

On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Aris Basic wrote:

hmm to me is not really logical to make f23 =

ff2233 at the most 0f0203

but even that is stretching
more likely f23 = f2 30 00 or 00 0f 23 :)

It makes perfect sense.  "#f23" specifies an
RGB-triplet with 4 bits per channel and "#ff2233" specifies it with 8 bits per

When converting from 4 bits per channel to 8 bits
per channel one multiplies each channel value not by 16 but by 17 in order to cover the whole range properly (so F maps to FF instead of to

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