[Vm-dev] BMPReadWriterPlugin , do we really need it?

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Dec 22 08:30:12 UTC 2010

On 12/21/2010 11:40 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> One of the reasons why this format are so slow, because reading 10x
> times more data from hard disk
> takes 10x  more time than reading 1x data and unpacking it.

Simply not true. Run the benchmarks. PNG and BMP are roughly equal; JPEG 
is quite a bit slower.

   - Andreas

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