Joe Van Dyk wrote:
> On 8/28/05, Timothy Hunter <cyclists / nc.rr.com> wrote:
> 
>>No matter which approach you take let me know how it goes so I'll be
>>able to make recommendations to other RMagick users who are working with
>>very large images. Thanks!
> 
> 
> Yes, my Ruby program was taking up about 500 MB of memory (for a
> 8700x6000 pixel image).  Memory's not a problem though, all of our
> machines have more than 2 gigabytes.
> 

Okay, first recommendation: have a honkin' great big machine :-)

Thanks!