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Re: A birthday message and a RFS for Film Gimp 0.13-1

On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 11:20:46AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 02:27, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > >  Note: Although this is more colours than can be displayed at once on
> > >  a conventional 24-bit monitor (8-bit per component), 16-bit makes a
> > >  difference when working with the higher dynamic range of film.
> >
> > Ranting aside, I think you mean a 24-bit display or 24-bit video card. A
> > "24-bit monitor" doesn't make sense to me. Perhaps it does for LCDs etc
> > but for CRTs the colours are completely analogue I believe ie
> > continuous.
> Perhaps it is a reference to the professional monitors that have separate coax 
> cables for R, G, and B signals.

That's still a continous analogue signal. 24-bit monitor doesn't mean
anything in a CRT context.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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