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Re: [OT] scanned files are large in size

On Tue, Jan 01, 2019 at 07:55:55PM +0100, Anders Andersson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at 7:40 PM <tomas@tuxteam.de> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 01, 2019 at 12:34:38PM -0500, kamaraju kusumanchi wrote:


> > OTOH, CCITT is lossless and JPEG lossy ;-)
> >
> Not sure what you mean by "compresses much worse" here, but the CCITT
> version is much smaller than the JPEG version. Maybe you meant that CCITT
> looks worse after compression, which is weird when you also write that
> CCITT is lossless!

You're right -- but Thomas has the solution for this riddle (the CCITT
throws away the grayscale information -- so, lossy too, after all :-)

-- t

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