[WEB4LIB] Re: The TIFF-Hungry
wiggins at mail.com
Sat Dec 30 02:44:19 EST 2000
Apparently, you didn't read my entire posting. I drew a distinction between archival and distribution format choices.
It's not clear to me whether conversion on the fly is the better answer, or preparing all formats on disk in advance. But either should be readily do-able.
From: Tony Barry <me at Tony-Barry.emu.id.au>
To: Multiple recipients of list <web4lib at webjunction.org>
Sent: December 30, 2000 1:45:34 AM GMT
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Re: The TIFF-Hungry
At 7:34 AM -0800 29/12/2000, Richard Wiggins wrote:
>Isn't it pretty well accepted that TIFF remains the format of choice
>for archival storage of digitized images of documents? So at that
>level the choice is understandable.
So? They could put a tiff to gif and tif to jpeg cgi gateway on
their site and offer the pages in all three formats while only
storing them as tif.
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