[Coco] Rainbow on Disc - Anonymous FTP

Roger Taylor roger at newfoal.com
Tue Jun 14 02:30:13 EDT 2005

At 12:22 AM 6/14/2005, you wrote:
>Thanks Roger!  I am a little worried about copyright issues and want to
>make sure I honor Lonnie's wishes - this is why I am attempting to place
>an "upload only" spot on my FTP server.  This and it makes it much easier
>for me to have a single place to go to check on incoming contributions and

Understood.  Well, the forum is there if anybody working on this project 
needs an extra place to discuss things.

As for the topic of how scans should be converted, I think everything 
should be dithered down to the minimum number of colors that yield a decent 
picture that shows up well (colors and detail) on a television screen if 
this DVD will be playable like a photo CD, etc.  I'm sure cutting down on 
the number of DVDs this project will require is a big priority.

Also, even though today a lot of people understand about dithering and how 
to optimize images for the devices they will be viewed on later, many do 
not go the extra mile to do this work.  The person in charge of creating 
these graphics should also be more than a novice or willing to take advice 
from somebody who has done this kind of work.  I will follow the threads as 
much as possible and offer some advice with the graphics and dithering if 

So, will there be some kind of meta format each page of the magazine will 
be stored in, or will this be a direct scan of the pages into optimized 

Roger Taylor

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