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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Aug 6 17:08:43 EDT 2012


In message <19D39F6978C14DE88D869CF287CAA920 at photo>, "DaveH" writes:

>Also, many people __still__ do not
>enjoy full bandwidth for their internet connections (I am one of these poor
>sods) and a full-size image is not "polite" as it takes a large chunk of
>bandwidth to download before the person can see if it is of interest to
>them.

That is _exactly_ why you should use a vectorformat like SVG: Raster
format is a waste of bytes for line graphics.


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