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2004.07.08 23:14 "LZW and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.07.09 03:43 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.07.09 17:15 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Chris Losinger
2004.07.10 15:31 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.07.10 19:22 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.07.10 19:18 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.07.10 16:12 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.07.10 17:31 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Jay Berkenbilt
2004.07.10 17:49 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.07.10 19:44 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Andrey Kiselev

2004.07.10 17:49 "Re: LZW and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Sat, 10 Jul 2004, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
>
> ImageMagick also appears to be re-enabling LZW by default
> (http://studio.imagemagick.org/magick/viewtopic.php?p=192) though it's
> hard to say for sure since this announcement is old.

GraphicsMagick switched to enable LZW compression the default on the 
8th, and we expect that future binary distributions will have LZW 
enabled.

> Most of the discussions I've seen about this topic are about GIF.
> People seem to forget about LZW compression in TIFF.  This is
> important as it is the best non-lossy compression algorithm supported
> by virtually all TIFF readers.  (Deflate is not as widely supported,

Agreed.

Bob
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