Re: Image types and related issues [was: Re: filetype extensions]

Rick Troth (
Tue, 10 May 1994 16:09:21 -0500 (CDT)

> Hmm.. the server perhaps shoul multipy .9 by some estimated data los
> in the ->JPEG conversion, and .8 times the ->GIF conversion factor,
> and compare the products. Anyway... the .8 and .9 shouldn't be used
> outside this context.

Right! Both an "internal" (server) weight and an "external"
(client) weight. Factor both for each representation; pick the best;
send it back to the client.

> Dan

"There's just some things that numbers can't measure" - Bob Bennett 
Rick Troth <>, Rice University, Information Systems