2008.09.28 12:17 "RE: [Tiff] Compression code 34719", by Gene Amtower
On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 09:05 +0200, ComSquare Martin Osieka wrote:
In the meantime I figured out that talking about MDI-Tiffs. I’m
> I had no idea that libtiff allows the MDI magic ‘EP’ in addition to > the standard ones ‘II’ and ‘MM’.
It may be possible to use OLE for decoding of 34719
or to figure out which internal codec is used. MS quite often reuses stuff with a new name.
btw: Tiff tag 37680 in these MDIs is in MSCD format containing the standard document infos.
Since this all read as Greek to me, I decided to try to find out more info on these terms through some google searching.
>From my investigation, I think you are saying that these image files are in a format used by an old version of MS office (2003), where MDI means Microsoft Document Image format and MSCD is the Microsoft Secure Content Delivery program. I think this is saying that Microsoft defined their own codec for image storage in MS Office 2003. On one google result that I found, it appears that MS has abandoned this image format in later versions of MS Office.
Is this what you were saying?
Also, isn't OLE (Object Linking and Embedding) another MS-only standard that doesn't help anyone using a non-MS platform?