bmp/png libs?

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Thu May 14 22:03:12 PDT 2009

"Rainer Deyke" <rainerd at> wrote in message 
news:guimbr$dem$1 at
> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> Yea, this is pretty much the key.  Even if nothing else, it's at least
>> useful *because* it's popular. In other words, the same reason why any 
>> audio
>> app realisticlly needs to support MP3 even though MP3 is probably the 
>> single
>> worst lossy audio codec out there (an assertion which, by the way, I 
>> would
>> love to be proven wrong about, just you know, so I don't pop a vein every
>> time I think about "average joe" and music players...).
> mp3 is the worst lossy lossy audio compression codec precisely because
> it is so popular that it managed to kill off all of its competitors
> except those that have a strong advantage over mp3.  You don't hear
> about au files or mp2 files anymore.

Good point.

au was lossy? 

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