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

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 08:44:19 UTC 2010

On 22 December 2010 09:30, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> 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.

So, since PNG and BMP performance are on par, then i would make .bmp
reading 10x times slower,
for purpose of forcing users avoid using this crappy format :)

But lets end this discussion. If you think this stuff is still
relevant, so be it.

> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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