[Lumiera] a single digit??

Ichthyostega prg at ichthyostega.de
Fri Feb 8 19:27:48 CET 2013


>> Quality:: High-quality, cinema grade digital video material requires
>> crisp-quality results with no concessions made throughout the entire
>> workflow that might compromise quality of the final work. A common
>> requirement is the ability to reproduce all rendering calculations down to
>> a single digit.

>> Hendrik Boom:
>>> ??What does this mean, a single digit??

> On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 08:53:09PM +0100, Ichthyostega wrote:
>> What it means, technically, is that rendering should be deterministic and
>> that we should care for rounding and number representation issues.
...

Am 08.02.2013 03:07, schrieb Hendrik Boom:
> Yes, that's as it should be.  But none of that is expressed by the phrase "a
> single digit".  Rather, it suggests gross quantization with at most ten
> levels of whatever, there being ten digits, and a resulting *lack* of
> precision.

Good point. Maybe it should read "down to the last bit" ?

-- Hermann


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