RE: TIF or GIF?

Subject: RE: TIF or GIF?
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 13:46:18 -0500

I did not think GIF was lossy. Comments?

As for limitations, GIF is limited to 256 colors. If that matters. TIFF
supports CMYK values.

Cheers,

Sean
sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dick Margulis [SMTP:margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net]
>
>
> It depends. TIFF is a lossless compression method. GIF is a lossy
> compression method, as is JPEG. So if there is any possibility that you
> will have to open up a graphic and modify it, you should at least keep a
> TIFF copy on file, even if that is not the format you put in the document.

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