[Coco] [Color Computer] DjVU Results

Michael Wayne Harwood michael at musicheadproductions.org
Mon Jul 11 07:05:50 EDT 2005

Excellent points!  We could always publish in both .pdf and .djvu and let
the end user decide what format they prefered - it shouldn't add too much
additional work to the project.  I would most likely publish to one
standard first and then the other.

Michael Harwood

> This article seems to be written by LizardTech's (future, perhaps)
> competition. But it raises some questions about how open the djvu
> standard is (although it does seem that LizardTech open sourced some of
> their code).
> http://www.planetdjvu.com/introducing_newgen_image_file_format__nif_.htm
> Have you talked to the maintainers of the open source projects? Maybe
> they can tell you more about how open the standard is and how they see
> the politics of it.
> I think there's some risk of going with a format other than PDF, simply
> because djvu is so new. PDF is a published standard, it's had time to
> settle, and there are several free implementations around. But I can see
> that you need to weigh that against cost savings of only having to
> produce one dvd per customer for the whole set.
> -- John.

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