PNG: The Definitive Guide

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Page xvii
The URL for the author's web page for the book has

changed. It now reads: http://www.cdrom.com/pub/png/pngbook.html The new URL is - http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/pngbook.html

Anonymous   
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Page Index
There are changes to the index. The new index is available

at: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565925427/inx.html

Anonymous   
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Page 37
In the BeOS paragraph: "R4.1" is now "R4.5" (two instances),

and "NetPositive 3.0" is now "NetPositive 2.1"

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 85
In the xart paragraph, the URL has changed. Here are the nearest

replacements: http://linux01.gwdg.de/~rhohen/linux.html http://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/graphics/draw/xart19980605.tgz

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 85
In the XPaint paragraph, the URL has changed to:

http://www.image.dk/~torsten/xpaint/

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 89
In the first paragraph after the output listing: the second

clause of the second-to-last sentence should read, "the only loss of information it intentionally allows is the explicit removal or replacement of chunks at the user's direction, though a limitation in current versions of the PNG reference library also causes the accidental deletion of unknown, safe-to-copy chunks."

Anonymous   
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Page 112
In the third paragraph:

3Dfx Voodoo Rush<enbased card now reads 3Dfx Voodoo Rush-based card"

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 152
In the fourth paragraph:

the full zlib and deflate specifications are included in Appendixes D and E, respectively now reads the full zlib and deflate specifications are available from http://www.cdrom.com/pub/infozip/zlib/zlib_docs.html

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 157
In the first paragraph: the parenthetical should read, "(This

problem seems to have been fixed in more recent versions, but even current versions include 160 bytes' worth of text and background chunks per image.)"

Anonymous   
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Page 191
In the second and fourth lines of Table 11-5</B>: the valid

ranges now reads, "(positive floating-point)"

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 192
In the fourth line of Table 11-7, the subscript "10" is now

"1" (i.e., "X sub 1," not "X sub 10")

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2000
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Page 289
Insert "Chapter 5" heading and new reference

libtiff home page Welles, Mike, http://www.libtiff.org/. Sam Leffler's original libtiff repository is still available at ftp://ftp.sgi.com/graphics/tiff/ but he no longer maintains the library.

Anonymous   
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Page 289
Insert "Chapter 6" heading and new reference:

VRML97, ISO/IEC 14772-1:1997 http://www.vrml.org/Specifications/VRML97/

Anonymous   
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Page 290
At the end of the "Chapter 8" section, add to the paragraph

See also the Chapter 5 entry for the libtiff home page.

Anonymous   
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Page 324
A line should be added to the colophon

The color insert was designed by Alicia Cech.

Anonymous