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

2007.07.05 18:10 "Re: [Tiff] BigTIFF extension", by Joris Van Damme

I'm sure those sort of interoperability concerns will exist in a number of
industries; as I understand it, BigTIFF/TIFF 4.0 will generate
completely-conformant TIFF 6.0 files when asked to (obviously, file size is
the limiting factor). Further restricting file features to a subset would be
entirely up to your industry to specify.

That is 100% correct. Actually, you don't even need to ask to generate completely conformant TIFF 6.0 files (called ClassicTIFF now), as it is the default. Rather, you need to explicitely ask in order to get a BigTIFF file.

Best regards,

Joris Van Damme
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