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No. 168: Indexed Colour Garfield

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Indexed Colour Garfield

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Strip by: superluser

{What appears to be a black square}

The author writes:

Original: 1992-08-22

You could do indexed PNG with 8 colours (such as FFFFFF for panel 1, FEFFFF for panel 2, FFFEFF for panel 3, FFFFFE for panels 1 and 2, etc.). In fact, you might even be able to do 8 identical index colours (does PNG allow that?).

As it turns out, yes, it does:

ISO 15948:2003, section 11.2.3:
There is no requirement that the palette entries all be used by the image, nor that they all be different.

The guide to the index: