[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: Rainbow magazines wanted for scanning
deek at d2dc.net
Tue May 19 05:52:38 EDT 2009
Arthur Flexser wrote:
> Are you sure you mean 10-25 TIMES smaller than PDF, and not 10-25 PERCENT
> smaller? I looked at the Wikipedia article, and it cites an external
> link ("DjVu vs. PDF comparison") where DjVu came out 25% better than
> PDF. Wikipedia itself simply says, "it gives smaller files than PDF
> for most scanned documents," which seems like a very weak statement if
> DjVu is really typically 10 to 25 TIMES better in compression.
Done properly, the results are about a tenth the size for _scanned_ document.
For other stuff, you *might* save 25%.
Unfortunately, the software everyone seems to be using should almost be
outlawed, it really is that bad.
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