Re: [racket-dev] Yikes! Images in science collection could be much smaller

2010-10-30 Thread John Clements
On Oct 29, 2010, at 6:34 PM, Doug Williams wrote: I'm in the process of updating all of my collections to Racket. I have most of the smaller ones done - animated-canvas, describe (with documentation this time), packed-binary, and uuid - with only table-panel left to go. Right now I'm

[racket-dev] Yikes! Images in science collection could be much smaller

2010-10-29 Thread John Clements
Your science collection stores images as bitmaps. Storing them as png's instead reduces their size by about 99%. This is lossless, so there's no reduction in quality. If I'm doing the math correctly, this could reduce the size of the installed science collection from about 78 megabytes to

Re: [racket-dev] Yikes! Images in science collection could be much smaller

2010-10-29 Thread Doug Williams
I'm in the process of updating all of my collections to Racket. I have most of the smaller ones done - animated-canvas, describe (with documentation this time), packed-binary, and uuid - with only table-panel left to go. Right now I'm finishing up the documentation for my new sesame library - an