Q_UINT8 and Pixel

Leonardo Giordani leonardo.giordani at treuropa.com
Fri Mar 10 17:11:42 CET 2006

> We do that because Krita itself doesn't know about that (or any) kind of
> Pixel. All it knows about is raw, uninterpreted data, which it sees as a
> big Q_UINT8 array. Krita's core really doesn't (need to) care about what
> the individual colorspaces do with it. It is up to the colorspaces to cast
> the data Krita gives to them, to actual things they know about, like in
> this case, a Pixel.

Thanks Casper and Bart. If I understood you both say that Krita, while 
_vidualizing_ data manages them as UINT8, but when _working_ with them uses a 
colorspace and thus the Pixel object defined into this latter.

So this is a conversion between the actual colorspace to the RGB of the 
monitor, right?

Thank you (an excuse me for the trivial questions, I have to start 

Leonardo Giordani

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