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2002.03.06 01:03 "Re: 16 bit LAB in TIFF - documentation update", by
2002.03.06 03:02 "Re: 16 bit LAB in TIFF - documentation update", by Chris Cox
2002.03.07 13:55 "Re: 16 bit LAB in TIFF - documentation update", by Martí_Maria

2002.03.06 01:03 "Re: 16 bit LAB in TIFF - documentation update", by

Hmmm, I was looking at the "and encoded in 16 bits as signed integers range [-32768,32767]" and "and encoded in 16 bits as unsigned integers range [0,65535]" comments.

If you meant those ranges to refer to the base encoding (signed or unsigned 16 bit integers) then they are correct, but very misleading. Several people I was with read that as being intended to describe the range of permissible a* or b* values, which it does not do.

So probably just a difference between the writer's intent and the readers assumptions, but one well worth clearing up.


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