Re: [stella] OT: Image formats

Subject: Re: [stella] OT: Image formats
From: "Clay Halliwell" <clay.h@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001 20:24:57 -0500
From: "Glenn Saunders" <cybpunks2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <stella@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2001 3:25 PM
Subject: [stella] OT: Image formats

> which is ideal for an image like this.  If you create a GIF with a 128
> color palette (7-bit, not all programs support this) then it is going to
> almost certainly be smaller than a JPEG at the same resolution.  It
> have to store as much information.

Only if it has large areas of continuous color. If the image has been
dithered, it could easily end up much larger then even a medium-quality JPG.

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