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1998.07.29 19:13 "16 bit grayscale", by Mark Koch
1998.07.29 20:49 "Re: 16 bit grayscale", by Tom Lane
1998.07.29 22:22 "Re: 16 bit grayscale", by Doug Morris
1998.07.29 23:21 "Re: 16 bit grayscale", by Sam Leffler
1998.07.30 16:20 "Re: 16 bit grayscale", by Doug Morris
1998.07.30 16:25 "Re: 16 bit grayscale", by Daniel McCoy
1998.07.30 18:35 "RE: 16 bit grayscale", by Ed Grissom

1998.07.29 19:13 "16 bit grayscale", by Mark Koch

I'm a bit confused. After reading the TIFF 6.0 spec I was under the impression that TIFF grayscale images were restricted to 4 or 8 bits/sample. On the web I've noticed that some image-viewers declare capabilities for reading 16-bit grayscale TIFF. Can someone please explain?

Mark Koch