RE: Jeri videoboard gfxconv

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 2001-05-25 19:46:17

On Fri, 25 May 2001, William Levak wrote:

> You have to be careful here not to adhere too strictly to the
> mathematical.  The human eye and brain does not interpret colors
> according to what is mathematically the best fit.  Yellows and flesh
> tones are interpreted by the eye as wrong when only slightly off.

Very true. Perception is everything.

> Most TV's distort the color a little to emphasize flesh tones at the
> expense of other colors.

I think here you're referring to the NTSC automatic hue control of some US
televisions; this only applies to more modern NTSC sets. PAL sets do not
have (or need) such circuits at all.


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