Re: your mail

frans van hoesel (
Mon, 2 Aug 1993 15:23:46 +0100 (MDT)

> How do those those documents with GIF icons in their docs that are
> itty-bitty versions of full-sized pictures create those small versions?
> Is there a general bitmap manipulator to do this, or did you brew your?
> Peter Lister
For the vatican exhibit and for the soviet exhibit I used xv

There is a catch though... the best results are when you use less than
say 150 colors per page and less than 50 colors per image
(this is true for xmosaic, I don't know about other programs)

I use the pbmplus programs for quantifying the colors.

- frans