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Re: Compressive images test

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:30:44 +0100
To: Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>, Frédéric Kayser <f.kayser@free.fr>
Cc: "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>, Jason Grigsby <jason@cloudfour.com>
Message-ID: <1D3AED74986949388CDF3595355FF231@marcosc.com>



On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Yoav Weiss wrote:

> Hi Frédéric,
>  
> If I'd try to "translate" what you said so it'd be better understood by a wider audience, it would something like:
> 'JPEG images that can be perfectly divided into 8x8 pixel "boxes" will compress better'.
> This is great, and need to backed up by a larger scale research (which is on my todo list :) ), but is also slightly tangent to the issue discussed here.
>  
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the point you tried to make is "The examples we're using are the wrong ones".
> If so, I'm not sure I agree. Since many of the images on the web don't perfectly fit MCUs (The 8x8 pixel "boxes"), I think we should test whatever we want to test on a large number of images, extracted from the Web. Some will be a perfect fit, but some won't.
>  
> Let me know if I got it wrong,
>  


I guess related - "Image Compression for Web Developers", published on the 17th of Sept:  


http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/speed/img-compression/


Frédéric, would be good also to hear your thoughts on the above article. 
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