Re: Color Palette Incompatibilities

Chris Lilley (chris@w3.org)
Fri, 06 Sep 1996 19:31:03 +0200


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From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Color Palette Incompatibilities
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 1996 19:31:03 +0200
Message-ID: <32305FD7.ABD@w3.org>

David Koblas wrote:

> I just came across this table today and noticed a nit.
> CMY colorspace and RGB color space have a very simple translation
>       [C,M,Y] = [1-R, 1-G, 1-B] (0..1 color values)

Anyone who pretends that this equation is valid is missing 
rather a lot of information. It is very, very far from the truth.

I agree that Fushia is a pretty vague term, but then outside the
print/prepress field people don't much talk about cyan or magenta,
either.

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