* Posts by VictorVonZeppelin

1 post • joined 29 Mar 2011

The Bayeux Tapestry archiving model

VictorVonZeppelin

Squiffy Calculations

I think the calculations are a tad squiffy.

When you say "8 colours, at 1 bit per colour", isn't that not how binary bits work? 8 bits is 256 possible colours, while 8 colours is therefore 3 bits.

So, my maths (which admittedly may not be following the right route) would be:

(47*51678.72*3) to get bits. Then of course divide by 8 for bytes, and divide by 1024 for KB, which would be 889.4 KB

I hope my maths is on the right track there.

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