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2007.07.05 08:09 "Re: BigTIFF extension", by Andy Cave
Hi Joris, Actually, I read it a little differently to you - I think there _is_ general agreement to use ".tif", that is to use the same extension. I am thereore now proposing that we officially adopt ".tif" as the big tiff extension. To pass this vote, the four people on the committee need to agree: 1. Bob Friesenhahn. 2. Joris. 3. Frank Warmerdam. 4. Chris Cox. [I'm not saying anyone else isn't important, so please no-one get upset!] If all those four people can respond that they are in agreement, you (Joris) can then update your web site to say it's official. Regards, Andy. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joris" <email@example.com> To: "Toby Thain" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: "TIFF list" <email@example.com> Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 6:07 AM Subject: Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension > > Discussions where everyone just sheds light on his own point of view are > mostly useless. Things become more useful if you try and disprove the > other party's arguments. But even then, things remain useless if there's > no clear authority that derives conclusions (unless the unlikely happens > and one party is actually persuaded by the other party's argument). That's > how the previous round of extension discussion was rendered a waste of > energy: there was no conclusion. It's likely this round will end in the > same void. So in the end, the majority of application programmers will > decide what is most convinient and intuitive for them. It'll be '.tif'. > ...