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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-07 13:14:57

Andy Little wrote:
> "Stefan Seefeld" <seefeld_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> Andy Little wrote:
>>> Heres another example, of a field representing streamlines round a cylinder:
>>> Now presumably I could combine the locator with some function as in the
>>> mandelbrot example to find out the state of the streamlines at any point in
>>> the
>>> flow. Presumably the locator could also be extended to 3D.
>> Andy, if I read that example correctly '2D coordinates' there are meant to
>> represent some physical dimensions, while here we are talking about a way to
>> index an n-dimensional raster. That's quite a different world.
> Nope 2d grid ... same concept
>> FWIW, I believe the same reasoning can be applied to the color-space
>> discussion.
>> While I think a good library to deal with color spaces and transformations
>> between
>> them would be nice, that is a different domain than how colors are represented
>> essentially as bit-fields in pixels.
> Nope Colour .. same concept.

I strongly disagree. Modeling is always goal-driven. There is not only a single
possible model to represent any given 'real-world' entity.
But we are getting quite off-topic now.


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