2004.09.16 19:36 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF Tag Value Count issue", by Joris
> My suggestion is that the tag size (aka count field) should be only 4 bytes
I suggest that, in order to reach a quick and firm decision, we count votes.
I personally abstain.
1 vote for 4 byte tag size
vs 0 for 8 byte tag size
1 vote for 8 byte Tile/Strip ByteCounts
vs 0 votes for 4 byte Tile/Strip ByteCounts
I will not be counting votes for the size of the 'number of tags' member, since it is not a separate issue: if votes yield giving up on alignment, it will need to revert to 2 bytes, otherwise, it will need to stay 8 bytes wide.
Anyone object to this voting or the proposed way to count them? If not, please state your votes.
Joris Van Damme
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