VCF Suggestions (film vs. digital cameras)

Vintage Computer Festival vcf at
Tue Aug 16 11:55:51 CDT 2005

Didn't this thread die about a week ago?

In the future, can these messages simply be gated out of existence during
the moderation process (i.e. treated as spam?)

I'll volunteer for the gating if I could do this.  I'm sure nobody would
like me as a moderator, so the better option is for people to not be so
blatantly about off-topic.  This is just rude and annoying.

On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Vassilis Prevelakis wrote:

> Bj?rn Vermo <bv at> wrote:
> > The equivalent photodetector to match high-resolution film will then be
> > 9600x14400, giving us 138240000 or for short 138 megapixels.
> are these real megapixels or the bogo-pixels used by digital camera
> manufacturers; they count each colour separately so that a 3megapixel
> camera actually has 1 megapixel of blue, 1 megapixel or red and
> 1 megapixel of green sensor elements. They output 3 megapixel
> files by extrapolation.


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