2000.08.29 14:14 "TIFF 4Gb file limitation", by Tom Brady

2000.08.29 15:23 "RE: TIFF 4Gb file limitation", by Don Swatman

We develop a large format printer Rip and have also considered this issue. It is more than just a TIFF issue but relates to file systems as well as file sizes are referred to by signed or unsigned long integers (32 bit). What is needed is some kind of Tag that allows one tiff to refer to an external file. For example a Tag that would say strips (or lines of data) are actually in another file.

Is there any standard out there that does this?


Don Swatman
Senior Macintosh Software Engineer
DCS Software Ltd.
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