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2004.02.09 17:02 "Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis
2004.02.09 17:46 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.09 18:07 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.02.09 19:42 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis
2004.02.09 19:51 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.09 19:58 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.02.09 19:59 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Thomas J Kacvinsky
2004.02.09 20:18 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Chris Cox
2004.02.09 19:48 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.09 19:59 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.02.09 20:12 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.09 20:36 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis
2004.02.09 20:25 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis
2004.02.09 20:50 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.11 18:39 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis
2004.02.13 19:11 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Don Ellis

2004.02.09 20:12 "Re: Photoshop 8.0 and libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> > Improving the API to support iterative access to a strip would be a
> > superior solution.  Then an unsigned 32-bit offset type and a signed
> > 32-bit size type would be more than sufficient.  Does this iterative
> > interface already exist?
>
> Your point is good, but the "trick" is that libtiff already "auto-splits"
> single strip files into more managable strips under some circumstances (it
> has to be uncompressed I think).  So, it should be practical to work with
> these large one-strip files as long as they aren't compressed.

The limitation that this only works for uncompressed files is
counter-productive.  If TIFF is just an archive storage format, rather
than the native "working" format, then it makes sense to enable
compression so the required file size is smaller (i.e. much more
likely to be under 4GB).

Bob
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