How far can the LO file's contents be stretched?

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at
Wed Feb 8 01:16:37 PST 2012

On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 23:32 +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
> flat ODF filters don't support all features of package-based ODF (which
> is i guess the reason why OOo never shipped a flat ODF filter out of the
> box); also your images and embedded objects will blow up considerably in
> size due to base64 encoding.

	Que ? really ? why is that ? base64 encoding should increase the size
of a binary object or image by only 30% or so - surely ?

	I was labouring under the impression that these were semantically and
content-wise identical - why should that not be so ? :-)

	All the best,


michael.meeks at  <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot

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