Re: graphics

Subject: Re: graphics
From: "Paul Goble" <pgcommunication -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 16:41:59 -0600

Just a very minor correction, to muddy the waters:

On 5/2/06, Joe Malin <jmalin -at- tuvox -dot- com> wrote:

In contrast, TIFF uses non-lossy compression.

While in practice TIFF usually uses non-lossy compression, it *can* be
lossy. TIFF files can use a variety of compression schemes, one of
which is JPEG! Fortunately, lossy TIFF files are quite rare.

Some of you probably won't believe me, so here are a few references:

The last two URLs, by the way, are fairly good introductions to file
formats in general.

Paul Goble
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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