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1999.06.03 19:48 "Large File Support", by Bruce Forsberg
1999.06.04 03:45 "Re: Large File Support", by Frank Warmerdam
1999.06.04 07:32 "Re: Large File Support", by Rob Tillaart
1999.06.07 07:05 "Re: Large File Support", by Rainer Wiesenfarth
1999.06.08 21:14 "Re: Large File Support", by Peter Smith
1999.06.08 21:58 "Re: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
1999.06.08 22:52 "Re: Large File Support", by Peter Smith
1999.06.09 01:27 "Re: Large File Support", by Martin Bailey
1999.06.09 06:50 "Re: Large File Support", by Owen Pearn
1999.06.09 14:33 "Re: Large File Support", by Martin Bailey
1999.06.09 08:07 "Re: Large File Support", by Rob Tillaart
1999.06.04 18:35 "Re: Large File Support", by Bruce Forsberg
1999.06.07 13:03 "Re: Large File Support", by Frank Warmerdam
1999.06.09 03:05 "Re: Large File Support", by <glen@lumisys.com>
1999.06.09 13:13 "Re: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
1999.06.09 13:33 "Re: Large File Support", by Frank Warmerdam
1999.06.09 14:08 "Re: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
1999.06.09 18:50 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Barker
1999.06.09 18:41 "Large File Support", by Chris Barker
1999.06.10 13:21 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Hanson
1999.06.10 13:52 "Re: Large File Support", by Frank Warmerdam
1999.06.10 14:37 "Re: Large File Support", by John Aldridge
1999.06.10 15:10 "Re: Large File Support", by Peter Smith
1999.06.10 16:56 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Barker
1999.06.14 11:16 "Re: Large File Support", by Martin Bailey
1999.06.14 14:58 "Re: Large File Support", by Tom Lane
1999.06.14 15:30 "Re: Large File Support", by Eric Shapiro
1999.06.14 16:27 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Barker
1999.06.14 15:51 "Re: Large File Support", by Martin Bailey
1999.06.09 15:52 "Re: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
1999.06.10 09:48 "Re: Large File Support", by Klaus Bartz
1999.06.10 13:05 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Hanson
1999.06.11 01:48 "Re: Large File Support", by <glen@lumisys.com>

1999.06.09 14:33 "Re: Large File Support", by Martin Bailey

At 00:50 09/06/99 -0600, Owen Pearn wrote:
>Martin Bailey wrote:
>> 
>> At 14:14 08/06/99 -0700, Peter Smith wrote:
>> >"Within the remote sensing, and photogrammetry community the 4GB limit is
>> >becoming significant already"
>> 
>> This was an issue that came up in the ISO task force working on TIFF/IT-P2.
>> 
>> Does anybody on this list have a sense of how important the file size limit
>> is in graphic arts applications? (I can't see anyone doing remote sensing
>> using TIFF/IT!)
>
>it's important for us. we manipulate image files for film recorders. at
>the limit, they can do 3000 dpi. for a 22 by 33 inch print, that's 22 *
>3000 * 33 * 3000 = 6534000000 dots = 6534000000 * 3 = 19602000000 bytes
>= 19.6 GB uncompressed. i think. that would be exceptional, but not
>unachievable.

I assume (from the '* 3') that you're talking RGB contone, and therefore
colour film recorders rather than imagesetters here.

I will admit that I had not expected anyone to use TIFF/IT rather than
normal TIFF for that kind of work - am I wrong?



Regards

Martin Bailey

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