On Mon, 2 Apr 2001 11:41:14 -0400 Austin Franklin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > that with 8 bits, you get rounding errors during successive mathematical
> > operations on the data.
> That's kind of only part of the reason. It has to do with re-mapping 8 bit
> values to 8 bit values, you lose codes ('codes' meaning the individual
> values from 0-255).
The rounding errors are the mechanism whereby you 'lose codes'.
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