> I seem to have left out some important punctuation. Vista sucks, this is true,
> but the HDR Photo(? I was in error in typing earlier) , HDPhoto format (*.hdp
> and *.wdp filename extensions) has some very strong advantages, which got its
> start through Vista. Full EXIF and IPTC support, wavelet compression,
Pardon me, HDPhoto is not wavelet based. It uses an overlapped block
> mode, 16-bit support, among other things. I've been using it once in a while
> just to see how well it compresses and retains detail when comparing it to other
> compression schemes.
Does it? I mean, seriously, I'd like to see examples where you believe
it does. Because either we're using a different HDPhoto here, or I do
something terribly wrong, both of which could be right, but it doesn't
seem to preserve detail very well here.