Re: Graphic Images

Subject: Re: Graphic Images
From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Fri Apr 20 2001 - 02:21:53 CDT

According to Michael D. Pritchett <>:
> I understand the file/memory savings of using JPEG over PNG, but my one
> concern is the lossy factor. I may be incorrect here, so you may have to
> enlighten me. But with a JPEG internal saving, every time you save the
> document, the JPEG loses a bit more information. Over time, multiple
> open/saves (like revisions) would significantly change the JPEG image from
> the original. For me, that is not what I would expect or want.

No. If we use JPEG internally, we keep the compress JPEG, and it would be
decompress only for display purpose. The JPEG datastream would be kept as is
and saving a document with JPEG in it would only involve dumping those JPEG


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