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

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Wed Dec 22 08:49:13 UTC 2010

This would depend on *if* your JPEG test is using the JPEG primitives, or is it using the software jpeg logic (with slight primitive optimization).

On 2010-12-22, at 12:30 AM, Andreas Raab 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.
> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

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