Mini-Mini computer scans

From: Hans B Pufal <>
Date: Wed Jan 9 09:56:04 2002

Sellam Ismail wrote:

> I just wish Adobe would not follow the Microslop mentality and find a way
> to make their format MUCH SMALLER.

In general I agree with you that PDF files seem to be bloated. In this
case however the .pdf file (1,463,895 bytes) of 6 .png images was
smaller than a zip (1,940,938 bytes) of the same 6 .png images. So (for
this particular case) PDF was 25% more efficient than zip!

I think the space efficiency of PDF is heavily dependent on the data it

   -- hbp
Received on Wed Jan 09 2002 - 09:56:04 GMT

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