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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 01:39 "Re: Zip/Flate compression code", by Chris Cox

At 7:31 AM -0400 5/10/02, Scott Wagner wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> As the learned Judge in Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury pointed 
> out, "A nice dilemma we have here that calls for all our wit ..."
>
> It appears that Adobe, as official keeper of the TIFF spec, has 
> finally adopted Zip/Flate compression as part of the "official" 
> standard.  However, they have assigned it Compression Type 8, and 
> have recommended obsoleting Compression Type 32946 (0x80B2).

Oh, and that has BEEN documented for about 2 years now (although the 
note about the obsolete type is new).

Chris