Fwd:Re: [Fwd: Vncviewer problem with RedHat 5.0(i386)]

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij "at" caiw.nl
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 06:53:19 +0000


On Mon, 9 Mar 1998, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman wrote:

> >256 colours *is* 8 bpp. 8 bits = 0000 0000 in binary - 11111111 = 255 or so
> >16 bpp is 65536 colours, 24 bit is "millions of colours" - you wanna know, cou
> >it yourself - I run out of fingers and toes :-)
> >
> >ok, ok - 2 ^ 24 then :-)
> 
> Off topic, but useful and relevant.  2^10 is just under 1,000, so 2^24
> is just under 16 million (1,000,000*2^4)

2^10 = 1024 which is just OVER 1000. Check your maths!

Hugo.

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