Date : Wed, 04 Dec 2002 12:00:44 +0000
From : "Dr. David Alan Gilbert" <gilbertd@...>
Subject: Re: DIGITAL DOMESDAY BOOK GETS NEW LIFE
* Richard Gellman (splodge@...) wrote:
> Confession time.
> There's a reason I havent done much work on BeebEm lately....
> I'm sure Paul won't mind if I admit that I've been doing (most of) the
> programming work for this project :)
And the results are very impressive!
P.S. My gut feeling is that there is a factor of 4 to be had in lossless
compression of those images (at least); and I bet there is enough
compression potential for very tightly controlled lossy compression to
get the whole lot onto a DVD ROM.
---------------- Have a happy GNU millennium! ----------------------
/ Dr. David Alan Gilbert | Running GNU/Linux on Alpha,68K| Happy \
\ gro.gilbert @ treblig.org | MIPS,x86,ARM,SPARC,PPC & HPPA | In Hex /
\ _________________________|_____ http://www.treblig.org |_______/