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Subject: Re: [boost] Half-baked GIL IO extension review
From: Edd Dawson (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-07 15:44:53

On 12/7/2010 3:55 PM, Christian Henning wrote:
> Hi Edd,
>> All I know is that libpng and libjpeg provide access to this information in
>> a crude form. I don't know whether physical dimensions are mandated by the
>> respective formats or if the libraries are implementing common extensions,
>> but in each case, the information is there.
>> In the case of libjpeg, the information is exposed/advertised in the
>> jpeg_decompress_struct and jpeg_compress_struct structures. You can see how
>> I use them here:
>> In libpng, have a look in the docs for e.g. png_get_x_pixels_per_meter.
>> I'm entirely ignorant in the case of libtiff, I'm afraid.
> Cool. I'll add this to my todo list. Seems trivial to add. Do you have
> by any chance some images containing such information?

Made in GIMP:

Kind regards,


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