Re: wherefore CGM?

Joel N. Weber II (
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:03:44 -1000 (HST)

Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:03:44 -1000 (HST)
From: "Joel N. Weber II" <>
To: David Perrell <>
cc: HTML <>,,
Subject: Re: wherefore CGM? 
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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

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