pef vs dng

steve harley pdml at
Wed Oct 7 15:31:37 EDT 2009

On 2009-10-07 12:46 , P. J. Alling wrote:
> TIFF format is however very lose, and can accommodate compression
> schemes that are not commonly used, which would make such files
> difficult to read at a future date.

i can't digest the specs quickly enough to be sure, but my sense is that 
TIFF/EP (the ISO standard subset of TIFF which DNG specifically uses) is 
intended to solve that problem; anyone know for sure?

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