Re: Resizing images relative to window size

Abigail (abigail@uk.fnx.com)
Fri, 05 Jul 1996 13:50:07 +0100


Message-Id: <31DD0F7F.41C67EA6@uk.fnx.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 1996 13:50:07 +0100
From: Abigail <abigail@uk.fnx.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Resizing images relative to window size

Melt van Schoor wrote:
> 
> This approach could also enable the web to contain more than 3 graphics
> formats for www pages, if the utility would simply convert it to .GIF (or
> .PNG) before passing the results to the browser.  Mabey we would even be
> able to use vector-based graphics on www-pages, and there are many
> advantages to this.
> 
> Unfortunately it's a browser issue, and not html. (sincere apologies)

That's nothing new, it has been done.

I have been using Chimera for about 2 years, and it has had that ability
all the time. It *can* display any graphical format you want, provided you
tell it which utility to use to convert it to PPM format. 



Abigail