[thelist] is the web-safe palete dead?

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 25 20:31:00 CST 2002

> From: Erik Mattheis <gozz at gozz.com>
> IMHO sticking to the 216 was and still is a dumbed down solution. The
> issue was, and still is: being aware of which of 256 colors a color is
> going to resolve to on a 256 color system ... and how that color is
> going to look along side any dithered graphics.

what he said... as long as you know how it will degrade, and that's
acceptable, then it's probably not an issue...

i still tend to use web-safe as much as possible for large areas of flat color...

if you really wanna restrict yourself, then shoot not for 216, but the only 22
colors that are *truly* web safe (which is good if you dig greens):

Death of the Websafe Color Palette?

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