Re: Support for Vector Images

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Mon, 1 Dec 1997 08:52:00 -0800


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Date: Mon, 1 Dec 1997 08:52:00 -0800
To: <www-html@w3.org>, <www-style@w3.org>
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Support for Vector Images

At 1:52p +0000 12/01/97, Clive Bruton wrote:
>As a further comparison I'd consider PDF to be everything an EPS is (and
>more) without some of the above noted overheads, so grabbing some info
>that I just happen to have to hand:
>
>     EPS  182k      Contains several complicated shapes, colour
>                    and layer info, as well as a header.
>
>     PDF  28k       Essentially the raw shapes
>
>
>Thus I'd suggest that PDF and CGM are better comparisons, than EPS and
>CGM.

True. In fact, PDF is designed to be the successor to EPS.

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