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Re: min-colors 88

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: min-colors 88
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 19:47:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> You are thinking about this in the wrong direction, AFAIU.
>>> On text-mode terminals, colors are just indices into
>>> a table, and the table itself is not exposed. How the
>>> indices are mapped to the actual colors is entirely up to
>>> the terminal emulator. So it is not useful to think about
>>> these colors in terms of bots per pixel.
>> I could be mistaking the interpretation of the hex-codes to
>> the number of colours available.

There are

  $ echo $(( (16**2)**3 ))
  16 777 216

to choose the 16 (or 88 in your case perhaps) from.

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