Arithmetic coding in Fedora libjpeg (bug #639531)

2010-10-02 Thread Mukund Sivaraman
Arithmetic coding in Fedora libjpeg (bug #639531) I want libjpeg packages in future Fedora distributions to support reading arithmetic coded JPEG files. Huffman coding and arithmetic are two different bit coding methods that are available in the JPEG standard. Huffman is simpler to implement

Re: Arithmetic coding in Fedora libjpeg (bug #639531)

2010-10-03 Thread Mukund Sivaraman
Hi all In reply to Gregory Maxwell: It's well known around the Internet that to achieve compatibility you should be conservative in what you send and liberal in what you accept. Applied to JPEG: Use only Huffman coding when encoding ? except maybe if you know that all recipients can handle