1996-03-12 - Re: Petty Civil Disobedience

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From: Mutant Rob <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: jamesd@echeque.com
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UTC Datetime: 1996-03-12 07:47:22 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 15:47:22 +0800

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From: Mutant Rob <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 15:47:22 +0800
To: jamesd@echeque.com
Subject: Re: Petty Civil Disobedience
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jamesd@echeque.com wrote:
> I have added a pornographic image to my web site as an act of
> real civil disobedience.  I urge others to do the same.


I'd would not call it pornographic. Indecent (legalise), yeah. Porn?
No.  Don't make the same erroneous distinctions that the pro-CDA folx

> In the course of doing this, I discovered that on windows, Netscape
> makes jpegs of naked pretty girls look like crap.

It would take much longer to process the image without dithering of
some sort.  Displaying jpegs in high quality is CPU intensive.