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2002.05.10 11:31 "Zip/Flate compression code", by Scott Wagner
2002.05.11 01:38 "Re: Zip/Flate compression code", by Chris Cox
2002.05.11 01:39 "Re: Zip/Flate compression code", by Chris Cox

2002.05.11 01:38 "Re: Zip/Flate compression code", by Chris Cox

At 7:31 AM -0400 5/10/02, Scott Wagner wrote:
> Note: A proprietary ZIP/Flate compression code (0x80b2) has been 
> used by some software vendors. This code should be considered 
> obsolete. The compression used by the obsolete code is identical to 
> that defined above. We recommend that TIFF implementations recognize 
> and read the obsolete code, but only write the official compression 
> code (8).

The tech note already SAYS what to do....
Anything beyond that should be an option with warnings about incompatibility.

Chris