Matt Foster (
Mon, 30 Jan 1995 23:34:35 +0100

On Mon, 30 Jan 1995, Steve Knipping wrote:

> We all know that there are far more GIFs on the web than JPEG. If JPEG
> files are smaller, why wouldn't we want to use them. What browsers don't
> support JPEG?

If you'll so a little more research on the JPEG format, you'll find out
that it is just a compressed GIF. So, the main reason why most people
don't use JPEGs in their Web pages is due to the time it takes to
overhead in loading the JPEG file. To some, especially me, it just isn't
worth it.