[rescue] looking for SGI system, cheap

Matthew Weigel unique at idempot.net
Fri Jan 27 15:51:37 CST 2006

Joshua Boyd wrote:

> In my experience, colors are typically expressed as 8bit or 16bit values
> under most circumstances.  For some tasks, one may convert them to
> floating point and then back, but they are still integer values.

Well, they're not entirely integer values either, but the numerator of a 
fraction with an implied (2^8-1 or 2^16-1) denominator; but yeah, I see 
your point.  I've generally used them as fp, but maybe that's just a 
limit of my experience.
  Matthew Weigel
  unique at idempot.net

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