Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

Jim Wise (jw250@columbia.edu)
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 15:48:04 -0500 (EST)


Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 15:48:04 -0500 (EST)
From: Jim Wise <jw250@columbia.edu>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax
In-Reply-To: <v03007803aeae6ae4cb51@[205.149.180.135]>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95L.961112154702.21340C-100000@ahnnyong.cc.columbia.edu>

> 6%? 101/256 = 39.45% on my calculator. Did you use the Pentium 'fdiv'? ;-)
> I, for one, cannot visually discern 0-100% from 0-255 in rendered colors,
> though I always go for precision to satisfy my techie nature. :)

Yes, but (101 * 101 * 101) / (256 * 256 * 256) == about 6%

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