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Re: [vox-tech] xlib/gdk questions



On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 01:24:31PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>  
> i've seen this happen before -- but i'm still not sure why it happens.
> can you explain just a little bit more why this happens?

You've only got 256 colors on the 8-bit display.
If program A wants 50 of them to be shades of green,
and program B wants to have 256 shades of grey, that's
more than 256 colors. :)

-bill!
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