2007.07.03 18:37 "[Tiff] BigTIFF extension?", by Phil Harvey

2007.07.03 19:04 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension?", by Stephen Carlsen

Sorry about the ".tf2" extensions in my sample files, which probably just added confusion to the issue. I tend to think of "Big TIFF" as "2nd generation TIFF" or "TIFf2", so I use ".tf2" in my private (non-LibTIFF) testbench. I'll try to behave myself and use the more accepted ".btf" -- at least when I post. :-)



Was there ever a consensus from the discussions in Oct 2004 concerning the recommended extension for BigTIFF?

The samples presented on the BigTIFF web page (http://www.awaresystems.be/imaging/tiff/bigtiff.html) use "BTF", while the samples just posted to this list use "TF2". I have also found separate references that also recommend "TF8" and "TIFF".

What is the official word?

Perhaps the BigTIFF web page could be updated to provide this information. Or if a decision hasn't been made yet, what is the hold up?