On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 15:45:10 -0800, Carol Spears <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 11:33:40PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > who do i ask if they would like to change the word lightness into
> > brightness from the gimp gui?
> without taking the time to look it up, there is a chance that these
> definitions pre-date computers. much of the imaging language came from
> photographic techniques and laboratory color measuring and algorythms
> that describe the differences in colors.
> i have a similar story. i wanted to yell at the designer of the XServer
> for choosing Red, Green and Blue for the display colors. my public
> schooling thoroughly trained me in Red Yellow and Blue. i did yell at
> him, actually. he kindly typed back that this RGB thing occured in 1910
> or so, about the same time they were inventing sushi and thinking about
> having a world war now that the world knew about each other better or
> it is all fairly crazy. to me, it is a wonder that anything works.
i dont mind they call it lightness i just want that they keep the same
logic thats all :)
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