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What is the "Windows 16 color pallete"?

I couldn't find the actual 16 color pallete, but here are the reserved colors in Windows:

Static colors unaltered by palette changes. These are guaranteed to be there forever.
INDEX RED GREEN BLUE COLOR
0 0 0 0 black
1 128 0 0 dark red
2 0 128 0 dark green
3 128 128 0 dark yellow
4 0 0 128 dark blue
5 128 0 128 dark magenta
6 0 128 128 dark cyan
7 192 192 192 light gray
8 192 220 192 money green
9 166 202 240 sky blue
 
246 255 251 240 cream
247 160 160 164 light gray
248 128 128 128 medium gray
249 255 0 0 red
250 0 255 0 green
251 255 255 0 yellow
252 0 0 255 blue
253 255 0 255 magenta
254 0 255 255 cyan
255 255 255 255 white

[Taken from http://www.microsoft.com/msj/0197/mfcp1/mfcp1textfigs.htm#fig13, which if "Figure 13" in http://www.microsoft.com/msj/0197/mfcp1/mfcp1.aspx]

Last updated on 2007-07-09 02:43:22 -0800, by Shalom Craimer

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