[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Trillions of Colors

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From: Alain Pastor <apastor@...>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 17:05:53 +0200
tedd wrote:

> Hi gang:
> 
> Can anyone tell me what's going on with the "new" (new to me that is) 
> color values. The old colors were pretty simple, RBG with values that 
> ranged from 0-255 (00-FF) -- three bytes making millions of colors 
> (i.e., 255 x 255 x 255 = 16+ million).
> 
> However, the new colors range (six bytes) of RGB are from 0-65535 (0000 
> -- FFFF) and not 0-255  -- what's up with that? Anyone have any 
> reference or explanation as to why -- the new color thing is easily 
> going beyond human perception.
> 

It sounds like we are preparing devices for ETs; but I bet someone would 
say it is a conspiracy theory since we've only heard about Little Greys 
around here.

Alain