Re: wherefore CGM?

Joel N. Weber II (nemo@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us)
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:03:44 -1000 (HST)


Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:03:44 -1000 (HST)
From: "Joel N. Weber II" <nemo@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us>
To: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
cc: HTML <www-html@w3.org>, lambert@psc.edu, andrews@psc.edu
Subject: Re: wherefore CGM? 
In-Reply-To: <199612080346.TAA10784@iberia.it.earthlink.net>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.91.961207190200.4389B@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us>

On Sat, 7 Dec 1996, David Perrell wrote:

> Yes. Download quickly. A simple logo that is 1.5k as a CGM file is 24k
> as an EPS.
> 
> I don't know how big the file would be as Apple 3DMF. On Apple's site a
> file named '3 simple shapes' is 102k.

What happens if you gzip the files?  And is that a binary or text
CGM file?

(E-scape will handle gziped files just as easily as non-gziped files,
except that less bandwidth will be required at the expense of processing
power.)

nemo
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