OT: Question about RGB color method
johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Thu Apr 12 16:44:00 CEST 2007
John Salerno wrote:
> Sorry for this non-Python question, but since it's computer related I
> know you guys will have an answer, and I don't really know where else to
> ask. Mainly I'm just curious anyway.
> I'm wondering, why do computers use a RGB color scheme instead of the
> primary colors? Is there something you can't do with yellow? It seems
> weird that RGB can be combined to make all colors, when that's supposed
> to be the job of the primary colors. I'm sure there some technical
> computer-related reason that it had to be this way.
Thanks guys! This is fascinating...just something I've never really
thought about before. The Wikipedia article will give me something to
read while I'm bored at work! :)
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