brainstorming: which formats to use and which to avoid

Frank Heckenbach frank at
Tue Jun 12 00:37:57 UTC 2001

Werner Koch wrote:

> Compression - Whitelist
>   ZIP as defined in RFC 1950, 1951, 1952 

This is gzip or also the `.zip' format? (When saying zip, most
people will think of the latter.)

>   PNG  as defined in RFC????


>   Postscript according to Adobe specs xxx

"PostScript language reference, third edition" (PS version 3)

>   PDF   according to specs ... but w/o the options ...

"PDF Reference, second editition"
(PDF version 1.3, corresponds to PS version 3)


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