[ILUG] Image Formats: the end
bbt at wind.voyager.ie
Thu Jun 8 11:48:04 IST 2000
On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 12:32:25AM +0100, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 10:07:04PM +0000, Mr. B. wrote:
> Now, _that's_ a different story. The TIFF file format allows for multiple
> pages to be stored within the one file. Handy for dealing with documents,
> rather than images (think multi-page faxes, or scanned docs as you mentioned).
> TIFF makes much more sense than either GIF, JPEG or PNG for these
> applications. I don't think you (or the users) will want to deal with
> the 100+ JPEG files it might take to deal with one document.
> I think everyone assumed that you meant the images on the actual web
> pages when you asked originally.
> See what happens when you ask questions without providing enough context?
mea culpa. I only found out the whole thing later on.
Anyhoo, I told her (correctly, I think) that multipage TIFFs was the way to go.
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