On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 06:37:51AM +1000, Peter wrote:
>In the save as, there is a DCT method that says it is a trade off
>between speed and quality. On an 800 MHz AMD chip, speed does not seem
>to be a problem so which of the three settings gives the best quality?

`Floating-point' gives _theoretically_ best quality, but in practice it
is non-distinguishable from `integer' (although the images sometimes
seem to become a _few_ bytes smaller). Integer is usually a bit
quicker, unless you have real fast FP hardware, BTW...

`Fast integer' is faster than `integer' (naturally), but gives worse
quality.

And -- you might notice the difference if working on a _large_ image.
;-)

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