Re: Compression

Rick Troth (
Mon, 1 Aug 1994 18:24:47 +0200

> Are many people using JPEG in conjunction with WWW/Mosaic and,
> if so, has it made a marked speed improvement.

I find it in my browsing. Don't use it myself.
It probably speeds up the transfer substantially, but viewing a
JPEG has always been slower for me then viewing a GIF. Can Mosaic
handle JPEG for inlines? I hadn't thought so. (another reason
why I've been avoiding it)

> Thanks,
> John
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> John F. McMullen
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BTW: Are you guys running that nifty HTTPD on your VM system
(at Marist) written by a certain rogue UNIX (VM?) programmer?

Rick Troth <>, Rice University, Information Systems