Re: [dev] Looking for simple, alpha supporting image format

From: Charlie Murphy <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:03:11 -0400

FRIGN wrote:
> I think there's more to it than just being an intermediate format.
> My tests showed that especially for line-art, it beats png by far (I
> got results with over 60%!).
> Given the simplicity of the format, you could write a coder easily.

That compression is due to bzip2. Like a compressed text file, there's
nothing special about the underlying image format.

Anyway, here's a viewer script in case anybody wants it. :-)

Charlie Murphy

Received on Thu Jul 17 2014 - 23:03:11 CEST

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