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1999.09.10 11:00 "Re: Upping the 2Gb limit", by Dan Smith
1999.09.10 11:01 "Re: Upping the 2Gb limit", by Peter Smith
1999.09.10 11:30 "Re: Upping the 2Gb limit", by Scott Wagner

1999.09.10 11:01 "Re: Upping the 2Gb limit", by Peter Smith

Dan

Revision 6.0 of the Tiff spec states the following in section 2 under the heading "Image File Header":

The term "byte offset" is always used in this document to refer to a location with respect to the beginning of the TIFF file. The first byte of the file has an offset of 0.

This seems to me like a round-about way of saying file offsets are unsigned, capable of referring to a maximum of 4Gb. I haven't found any references to signed file offsets, have you?

Peter

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