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2005.05.05 08:44 "[Tiff] OT (tiff but not libtiff) - storing values in the offset", by Antoine
2005.05.05 15:41 "Re: [Tiff] OT (tiff but not libtiff) - storing values in the offset", by Al Eridani

2005.05.05 15:41 "Re: [Tiff] OT (tiff but not libtiff) - storing values in the offset", by Al Eridani

I am wondering what happens if I have, say, a tag with a count of 4 and type byte. Should I store the values directly there, or if the count is more than one should I always point somewhere else? I understand from the standard that if it can fit then you put it in the offset, but I would like to make sure.

In my opinion, the standard does not leave room for interpretation: If the value fits in the 4-byte offset/value area then it must be placed there.

Regards,