DRM for Images and Text in Stacks

Stephen Barncard stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com
Fri Mar 17 11:57:49 EST 2006

Why can't you protect the access online to the files on a secure 
server rather than try to protect the media? Who or what are the 'bad 


>FYI, setting a customProp with the compressed image data actually 
>increases the size of the stack if those images were resized to 
>larger than their original incoming size (that's expected behavior) 
>This presents somewhat of a conundrum. Since the import of a 3 X 5 
>jpeg whose original resolution was 72 DPI  (all that is needed for 
>the screen) and if is scaled up, storing it as image data (even 
>compressed) bloats the stack. Since the "quest" is internet 
>delivery, one is looking for the opposite effect: smaller stack 
>sizes. So, one gets caught between a rock and a hard place: you want 
>to deliver media efficiently but protect them from "theft" but then 
>to protect them from theft you have to make a stack that is so big 
>that delivery is difficult. hmmm...
>I would still opt for a new feature to protect stacks in the IDE. Then you

stephen barncard
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