Re: Image formats for tech. comms.

Subject: Re: Image formats for tech. comms.
From: Shauna Jeanne Jones <shauna -at- ALOHA -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 00:01:50 -1000

Agreed -- TIF(F) and EPS(F) seem to be the closest to platform-independent
graphics. PCX is PC only, BMP is Windows/OS2 only, MacPaint and MacPict are
Mac-only, etc., etc. We have a question, though -- what about AutoCad's DXF
format?

At 10:44 AM 2/4/96 -0500, David Ibbetson wrote:
>Richard Foley asks

>Do the people on this list (as authors or other) have an opinion on a
>prefered image format? I notice Frame used a lot, is there a 'best' format
>for use with this program here?

>=================================

>TIF(F) and EPS are regularly reported as being the best formats to use with
>all programs. (It's TIFF on the MAC, TIF on PC-clones)


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