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Re: [MEG_builders] More re: Storage Space

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  • Matthew Stewart-Smith
    ... GIFs are best for line-art drawings (done on computer, not scanned hand drawn) or anything with large blocks of the same colour. JPEGs are best for
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      On Sun, 30 Sep 2001, Stan Mayer wrote:

      > The suggestion of only sending .jpgs or .gifs (gifs are best) is a
      > good one though, as not
      > everyone has a big fat pipe (high speed internet connection) like
      > us ; ). Interestingly, if a .bmp is just black and white (no
      > grey) its actually takes up the least amount of space of all! It's
      > only when you start putting
      > colors & shades in that things get screwed up.

      GIFs are best for line-art drawings (done on computer, not scanned hand
      drawn) or anything with large blocks of the same colour. JPEGs are best
      for photographs and probably scanned drawings.

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