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2009.11.02 17:51 "Tiffcrop test suite", by Richard Nolde
2009.11.02 21:59 "Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Richard Nolde
2009.11.02 23:02 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Toby Thain
2009.11.03 10:14 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Juergen Buchmueller
2009.11.03 12:16 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Toby Thain
2009.11.03 13:23 "What are the LibTIFF v4.0 release plans?", by Steve Eddins
2009.11.03 14:37 "Re: What are the LibTIFF v4.0 release plans?", by Bob Friesenhahn
2009.11.03 15:00 "Re: What are the LibTIFF v4.0 release plans?", by Steve Eddins
2009.11.04 02:30 "Re: What are the LibTIFF v4.0 release plans?", by Jay Berkenbilt
2009.11.03 20:46 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Daniel Mccoy
2009.11.04 08:45 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Juergen Buchmueller
2009.11.04 15:49 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Toby Thain

2009.11.03 20:46 "Re: Tiffcrop test suite and logluv issues", by Daniel Mccoy

From Toby Thain <toby@telegraphics.com.au>, Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 07:16:07AM -0500:
> >
> > Alternatively one could write:
> > 	tp[i] = 65536 * bp[0] + 256 * bp[1] + bp[2];
> >
> > Compilers today transform the power-of-two multiplications into rather
> > effective code (read: shift lefts) and it doesn't require parens.
> 
> This adds to the cognitive load for humans. A shift shows the intent  
> more clearly.

True.
One way of reducing the cognitive load in the multiply version
is to use hex constants:

 	tp[i] = 0x10000 * bp[0] + 0x100 * bp[1] + bp[2];

which show the intent more clearly than the decimal constants.