2001.10.05 17:46 "Re: OJPEG & Wang Images (long)", by Joris Van Damme
I have yet to see a standard that makes it unnecessary to support an old standard (where the old standard was actually in use)...
You are referring to tiff 6.0 jpeg compression as a 'standard'. This is exactly where you are wrong, in my opinion. It is not a standard because
- there are several possible interpretations that are mutually incompatible
- it is overwritten by technote #2
- it is in contradiction with the encapsulating standard (tiff standard says no offsets in data)
I'll add a quote, but since I'm not sure that he likes to be quoted (by an impolite rebel such as me), I will not mention his name. Residents in the list know who said it though, and respect the man (like I do).
'This is not a standard - it is a tower of Bable'