Date: Jan 4, 2013 7:06 PM
Author: Jennifer Murphy
Subject: Re: Help with algorithm for adjusting RGB colors

On Sat, 05 Jan 2013 01:26:25 +0200, Kaba <kaba@nowhere.com> wrote:

>5.1.2013 1:08, Jennifer Murphy wrote:
>> The only problem is that some of the colors are a little too faint
>> (light). This happens then all three values are too close to 255. Pure
>> white is (255,255,255). Pure black is (0,0,0).

>
>> Is there a better way to do this?
>
>Yes. Try the HSV color space
>
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HSL_and_HSV
>
>which gives you intuitive controls over color. Not that sci.math is the
>right place to ask this. The comp.graphics.algorithms seems dead, but
>there are still some of us regulars looking, out of habit I guess.


Wow. That's very interesting. Thanks for the pointer. I think it will
take me awhile to get my head around the concepts.