Iím having trouble understanding who the user of this content you are putting into Omeka is, and what you are expecting them to do with it. But, ok Ö
On Nov 8, 2013, at 4:22 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> It is sad to me that converting to PDF for viewing off the Web seems like
>> the answer. Isnít there a tiling viewer (like Leaflet) that could be used
>> to render jpeg derivatives of the original tif files in Omeka?
> This should be pretty easy. But the issue with tiling is that the nav
> process is miserable for all but the shortest books. Most of the people who
> want to download want are looking for jpegs rather than source tiffs and
> one pdf instead of a bunch of tiffs (which is good since each one is
> typically over 100MB). Of course there are people who want the real deal,
> but that's actually a much less common use case.
> As Karen observes, downloading and viewing serve different use cases so of
> course we will provide both. IIP Image Server looks intriguing. But most of
> our users who want the full res stuff really just want to download the
> source tiffs which will be made available.