Re. Images on the Web

Subject: Re. Images on the Web
From: Geoff Hart <geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 12:49:36 LCL

There's been a bit of interest in the subject of using
large images on the web, so I figured I'd join the fray
too. Two big observations:

1. Nothing annoys me as much as images that are simple eye
candy, with no other purpose in life. At typical modem
speeds, this is intolerable, particularly once you've
discovered (for the nth time) that you've jumped to the
wrong web page and had to wait a minute to discover this.

2. No one seems to remember how to use black and white (and
grey) images anymore. They'll generally look just as good,
and transfer much faster. Yes, you can design very nicely
indeed using a simplified palette, and your readers will
thank you for it.

--Geoff Hart @8^{)}
geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca

Disclaimer: If I didn't commit it in print in one of our
reports, it don't represent FERIC's opinion.

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