[PD] Colour in Digital Video

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Fri Dec 21 16:55:56 CET 2007

On Fri, 21 Dec 2007, Andrew Brouse wrote:

> You really shouldn't take my comments personally, they aren't meant to 
> be at all. I do like you personally and respect the work that you do. My 
> comments were meant to provide useful information to all those who are 
> developing and working with Digital Video in Pd. For what it's worth, 
> the references I pointed to are standard fare for all video engineers, 
> whether on computers or not. I find it really sad the amount of 
> bitterness, bickering, infighting and acrimony in parts of the Pd 
> community.

I'm not taking your comments "personally". I'm trying to reply in a mostly 
technical way. If you write to pd-list you can expect that the standard 
fare for all video engineers could eventually be questioned, and just 
because it's standard doesn't mean it's holy.

> The energy that goes into this is energy that doesn't go into making Pd 
> and associated projects better tools. I find that really sad. That's all 
> I have to say,

Are you sorry that I question subsampling? It sounds a lot like it to me!
But I don't even know what you are referring to... the more general a 
complaint is, the less it can be meaningfully addressed. No, you really 
sound like you deplore that I question parts of colour theory, but you 
group it with random unspecified other mails of pd-list in order to 
__________. (fill in the blank)

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