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In a message dated 8/8/01 12:13:37 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: >I think CDT's point here might be that even though what's being shown looks >like a CAT scan, the interior is not a representation of how in-gamut color >will appear (because the Lab space can't convey this), and in this sense, >shouldn't be literally viewed as a cross section of the space. For example, >you might have a map that is labeled with the compass (NESW) and shows >some >features of the terrain (North America exists west of Europe), but which >doesn't convey meaningful distance relationships. Worse still than the issue of where on the continent pumpkin orange or lemon yellow is located, is what is done about that big hole between, say, pea green and forrest green, and that overlap between purple and violet... in other words much of what make a profile effective is the hole and overlap corrections, and I can't imagine how those would be visually represented so that they could be understood. C. David Tobie Design Cooperative CDTobie@designcoop.com - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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