[GRASS5] LZW in Grass

Luca Palmeri lpalmeri at ux1.unipd.it
Tue Nov 9 13:38:24 EST 1999

Bernhard Reiter wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 09, 1999 at 06:21:47PM +0100, Luca Palmeri wrote:
> > Morten Hulden wrote:
> > > Are there any plans to replace the lzw compression algorithm in Grass with
> > > something that is not patented?
> Where exactly uses GRASS LZW compression?
> We have to identify this first.

One place I can recall right now is r.in.tiff that requires the tiff to be in

compressed in LZW.

I do not know about the internal compression algorithm for raster maps


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