2004.09.02 18:43 "Re: [Tiff] 16bit compressed colormaps", by Bob Friesenhahn
Doh! There goes my defence. For what it is worth my GDAL access library worked fine for the 16bit colormap but my viewer (OpenEV) only works on 256 color colormaps.
The simple solution for the viewer is to flatten a deep colormapped image into a truecolor representation.