Colors and GRASS, recap.
bever at erim.org
Mon Oct 11 09:39:40 EDT 1993
Just for the record, I did not compose the body of the following
message. Someone else did. I just saved it (it was posted to the
list quite some time ago), and forwarded it to the list last week. I
thought the true authors were listed at the bottom. Apologies for any
confusion I might have created.
Dave Beverstock bever at erim.org
Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM)
P.O. Box 134001 Ann Arbor, MI 48113-4001 313-994-1200 x2239
<On Fri, 8 Oct 1993, Dave Beverstock wrote:
<> Accepting that you limit the number of colours you assign to 220
<> or so, the second component of the problem has to do with the
<> X-windows environment. Although you can theoretically access any
<> of 16.7 million different rgb combinations to create your 220 colours,
<> Normally in the /usr/lib/X11 directory is a plain text file (rgb.txt)
<> that has a list of r,g, and b values, and colour names, which
<> describe the colours that you can _actually_ access (I guess).
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