RGB and space aliens

In science fiction, computer displays are often viewed by a mixed group of humans and various aliens. It just occurred to me that with modern computer displays, this would not work. Modern displays don't reproduce color accurately. They output only red, green, and blue, and set their intensities appropriately to fool our eyes into seeing other colors (like orange and purple). The intensities that computer displays use is tuned specifically for the human eye. To any other species (including, for example, pets), the colors would look wrong. Very wrong.

Of course, if we're willing to assume that species arising on different planets are cross-fertile, then I suppose identical color response isn't a stretch...


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