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Subject: Re: [boost] gil::io "non-review" (was: [gil] Can not open test.jpg)
From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-25 12:59:42

On Thu, 2010-03-25 at 16:28 +0000, Phil Endecott wrote:
> Christian Henning wrote:


> > Also, how would a C++ wrapper help you with large images?
> My point is that your gil interface doesn't help me with large images
> in limited RAM, and your current design is "all or nothing".
> Decomposing it into wrappers around the libraries that are
> independently useful would mean that I could use them directly and get
> the benefit of e.g. the error handling stuff, with my own row-at-a-time
> code on top.

I second that.
I'll probably need this library quite badly next month. So I could
gladly help coding.
Also, allowing a more low-level abstraction permits creating image types
for images that do not live in memory. Which, IIUC, is what Phil really
needs in his TIFF use-case.

> Phil.


Felipe Magno de Almeida

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