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Well, that 'other colour' has anme though ;-) it's called Ultraviolet..

Christophe Said:

> En réponse à "Karapcik, Mike" <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> >    This sounds a lot like my friend Bill.
> >    Bill's father is an ophthalmologist and neurophysiologist, so he
> > would
> > give his children regular, thorough eye exams.
> >    One day, when Bill was young, Bill asked his father why fluorescent
> > lights have a bright halo around them, and incandescent lights don't.
> > This
> > intrigued his father, who ran some perception tests. Apparently,
> > Bill's
> > perceptual range is longer than average, and extends a bit into UV. That
> > is
> > the halo he sees around fluorescent lights. He also loves blacklights,
> > but
> > he complains about them being too bright, and they give him a
> > headache.
> >    When I inquired about this, he said "the other color" is like a very
> > pale
> > violet with a lot of white in it.
> >
>
> Well, you could as well have described me!!! Although I don't get
headaches
> from blacklights, I do find them quite bright, and I do see strong halos
around
> fluorescent lights. His description of "the other colour" I would probably
> agree with if pressed. Actually it's just a good approximation for
something
> which just doesn't have a name (and which I have never named myself since
I
> have never felt the need for it :)) ).
>
> Hehe, as I said earlier, like some people have an absolute ear (not me
> unfortunately :(( ), I could very well have an absolute eye ;))) .
>
> Christophe.
>
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>
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>