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Subject: Re: [boost] New gil::io has been added
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-21 16:59:30

On 18 February 2013 23:13, Christian Henning <chhenning_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have successfully replaced the old gil::io extension with the new
> gil::io. The new io has been developed on and off over the last few
> years and I believe it's a great improvement over the old one.
> Before going into details I like thank everyone that has been helping
> me out along the way. I have learned a lot of things and I'm very
> grateful for the experience!
> There are numerous improvements and perhaps it's best to study the
> documentation before using it. Here are some noteworthy points that
> come to my mind:
> * updating code that uses the old version only requires to change the
> header from "boost/extension/io/jpeg_io.hpp" to
> "boost/extension/io/jpeg/jpeg_io_old.hpp"
> * new formats: bmp, pnm, raw, targa
> * read numerous meta information from images. See
> boost/gil/extension/io/png_tags.hpp for example.
> * use all sorts of file metaphers or file names, like FILE*, ifstream,
> stringstream, wstring, filesystem::path, etc
> * in-memory images are supported
> * read large images with a scanline_read_iterator
> * have access to the file format backend
> * etc.


Congratulations and thank you very much for your efforts!

BTW, as the GIL.IO review manager, is it me who is supposed to notify the review
Wizards to add "added in " for GIL.IO in the schedule?

If yes, shall it be "in 1.54.0"?

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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