Hi Landon,

It has been an interesting discussion, algorithms copyrights, most used 
formats, limitations, internal details, etc. I definitely agree that it got out 
of control and we should end some place but I and going to give you a quick 

>  What are the limitations of Geotiff/JPEG compared with the proprietary 
> alternatives?

- It is lossy (not that JPEG itself can't be lossless. you can search for 
"libjpeg.doc" for more info).

- It can't store NDVI, Temperature or any other calculated or remotely sensored 
data in decimal values.

My sincere best regards,

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