[thelist] Critique please (http://squalidnet.port5.com)

Jacob Stetser lists at icongarden.com
Tue Aug 15 07:09:28 CDT 2000

Since Macs display at 2.2 (I think) and PCs at 1.8, or vice versa, it 
doesn't matter, simulating 2.0 gamma and making your images look good 
there should make the images look decent on both Macs and PCs.

I read that somewhere, I'll see if I can dig up the link.


>>be a little careful: this is a Mac / PC thing: they have different gamma
>>curves. This means that things (99% of the time, depending of course on how
>>the user has their monitor set up...) display significantly lighter on a Mac
>>than a PC. You will not be able to get the same display on a Mac and a PC so
>>you have to make sure that it is acceptible, if different, on both. Think
>>about how your target audience breaks down in terms of platform to help you
>>make these sort of decisions.
>on a PC they look like the could do with some correction as well. 
>Basically they look like cheap camera shots cheaply developed, a few 
>minutes playing with curves in photoshop should fix that.
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