RE: Jeri videoboard gfxconv
Date: 2001-05-25 23:41:54

On Fri, 25 May 2001, William Levak wrote:

> On Fri, 25 May 2001, Christopher Phillips wrote:
> > Quantise that down to 16 tile categories using standard
> > quantisation algorithms (median cut or whatever).
> 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.
> Most TV's distort the color a little to emphasize flesh tones at the
> expense of other colors. 

Actually, flesh tones (yellows) are the worst spot in the NTSC color space. 
Given PAL uses a similar encoding, I'd venture a guess that the same's true.

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