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2000.03.26 20:01 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by Howard Kaikow
2000.03.26 19:09 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by Niles Ritter
2000.03.27 08:38 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by Niclas Borlin
2000.03.28 07:51 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by David Kelly
2000.03.27 15:48 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by Tom Lane
2000.03.28 10:36 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by cszigetv
2000.03.29 19:22 "RE: VB and TIFF", by Howard Kaikow
2000.03.29 20:14 "RE: VB and TIFF", by Howard Kaikow
2000.03.29 20:31 "RE:Scope of TIFF list", by Scott Wagner
2000.03.29 20:43 "Re: Scope of TIFF list", by Tom Lane
2000.03.29 21:35 "Re: Scope of TIFF list", by Kin Wong
2000.03.29 22:26 "Re: RE:Scope of TIFF list", by John Hamill

2000.03.27 15:48 "Re: TIFF 7.0", by Tom Lane

TIFF, as an Aldus-Microsoft development, has always been the green-haired stepchild at Adobe, ever since they acquired Aldus (*). They've never known what to do with it, and I think secretly hope if they ignore it enough it will just

go away.

I have heard a pretty credible rumor that TPTB within Adobe are sitting on the ready-to-go TIFF 7.0 spec for exactly that reason --- they want TIFF dead. They think it's competition for PDF, or something like that...

regards, tom lane

                        organizer, Independent JPEG Group