[time-nuts] What size graphs do people like? (How big is yourscreen?)

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 05:13:32 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> phk at phk.freebsd.dk said:
> > That is _exactly_ why you should use a vectorformat like SVG: Raster
> format
> > is a waste of bytes for line graphics.
> Except that it doesn't work that way, at least for my simple test case.
> SVG is uncompressed text.  PNG compresses well, at least for simple cases.
> PNG, 8K:
> http://www.megapathdsl.net/~hmurray/time-nuts/coax/Front-5ns-800x600.png
> SVG, 46K:
> http://www.megapathdsl.net/~hmurray/time-nuts/coax/Front-5ns-800x600.svg

So you are saying that SVG can't work because one example of it is broken.
  Also, there are other vector formats, like Postscript and PDF.


Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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