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20 Jun 2021 21:58:24 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Gamma and light sources  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 17 Nov 2016 22:02:41
Message: <582e6f51@news.povray.org>
On 9/2/2015 9:43 AM, clipka wrote:
> Presuming that you're trying to migrate a legacy POV-Ray 3.6 scene
> without assumed_gamma setting, or trying to migrate a scene with
> "assumed_gamma 2.2" to "assumed_gamma 1.0", I recommend that you use the
> "srgb" family of keywords in the /definition/ of light_color. If you do
> that, there should be no need to perform any color conversions in the
> light source definition itself.

I'm still sort of confused. For a brand new scene designed from scratch 
in 3.7 and not needing to migrate from 3.6, should I aim to use "srgb" 
or "rgb" in the light color definition?


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