Fwd: Re: Provenance of "sRGB for ICC profiles" on w3.org

Letting the style mailing list know.

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Subject:  Re: Provenance of "sRGB for ICC profiles" on w3.org
Date:  Sun, 3 Sep 2017 08:05:59 -0400
From:  Peter Occil <poccil14@gmail.com>
To:  public-colorweb@w3.org

While I'm at it, that document contains a very questionable statement
about the "black point" of sRGB, suggesting that the "black point" has a
"veiling glare luminance" of 0.2 cd/m^2 (and indeed that suggestion
appears further in some of the formulas in that document).  Is it true
that the "sRGB black point" (what sRGB defines as black) has a luminance
of 0.2 cd/m^2 (absolute Y = 0.2) rather than 0 cd/m^2 (absolute Y = 0,
the start of the absolute XYZ scale)?

On 09/02/2017 03:28 PM, Peter Occil wrote:
> I'm aware of the following document posted on the W3C Web site:
> https://www.w3.org/Graphics/Color/srgb
> I find it very useful as a reference, but: Where did this document 
> come from?  Who were its authors?  When was it posted?  I couldn't 
> find it linked anywhere on the W3C site except on a mailing list 
> message (ref. 1).
> Ref. 1. https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2016Sep/0061.html

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