Associated with each colormap is an initial CCC transparently generated by Xlib. Therefore, when you specify a colormap as an argument to a function, you are indirectly specifying a CCC. The CCC attributes that can be modified by the X client are:
The initial values for these attributes are implementation specific. The CCC attributes for subsequently created CCCs can be defined by changing the CCC attributes of the default CCC. There is a default CCC associated with each screen.