2009.07.17 00:42 "[Tiff] Compression algorithm does not support random access.", by Bob Friesenhahn

2009.08.20 02:36 "Re: [Tiff] any 3.9.0 status update?", by Frank Warmerdam

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

> I will be happy to help with the preparation of a formal release but > as far as I am aware, the keeper of the keys is Frank Warmerdam. I

> could create a release tarball but only (?) Frank can put it where it > counts.


> You are surely correct that the current 3.9 branch is more robust and > less buggy than 3.8.2, but keep in mind that libtiff developers have

> been personally using 4.0 development sources for well over a year, > and not the 3.9.X stuff.


I'm happy to put up a new release. I've felt helpless because I don't have the right versions of some of the autotools stuff. I'm also happy to provide a shell account on the libtiff file server to any of the libtiff maintainers. Just create an account at:


and let me know what the userid is.

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