Call for DNG support from camera manufacturers Locked

Started Nov 8, 2008 | Discussions thread
This thread is locked.
cityphotographer Senior Member • Posts: 2,510
my support? when? where?

echelon2004 wrote:

Eric Chan wrote:

In any case, I respect your opinions, and constructive criticism of
DNG is welcome, but I must confess to being surprised by the level of
animosity being shown towards DNG.

Well, I have a few reasons, some of which have really nothing with
DNG to do

First of all I'm afraid that DNG will slow down the progress in the
raw converters. Now we have a situation where they need to add
support for new cameras and while they're at it they fix other
things. Being fast with adding new cameras is a competitive edge, and
I want them to compete fiercly.

Second, adding a new step in the workflow costs money, and there's
nothing that suggests that DNG files will be more future-safe than
native formats.

Now, native raw files in the camera will not be as good as the native
ones, simply because that will hurt the major manufacturers. So
they'll cripple the DNG versions some. They have to.

Last, and this one I'm not that proud of ...
I hate petitions in forums, especially if they are off topic to begin

Maybe I'm just annoyed because I can't see the benefits as so many
others seem to be able to.


Either way, I seem to have support from cityphotographer so I drop
from this, his support makes me more convinced that I'm wrong than
any of "your sides" argument


-- hide signature --


I am not supporting you, at all.
the reasons you posted are irrelevant, all of them.

my vision is clear and my reasons are solid and in no way I share your position.

don't invent my support because you don't have it.

Post (hide subjects) Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow