RE: [gtk-list] Re: Image Libraries

My concern with gdk-pixbuf is that it seems to wrap libart, which is
drawing-oriented.  It may make sense to use its' interface as a starting
point, however.  On that note, we should probably take this off the list ...
anyone who's interested in this topic is welcome to drop me a line directly.

Timothy M. Shead

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David N. Welton []
> Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 6:54 PM
> To:
> Subject: [gtk-list] Re: Image Libraries
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 06:40:26PM -0800, Timothy M. Shead wrote:
> > Would anyone else be interested in such an animal?  Nothing else
> > seems to fit the bill, and I'd be willing to take it on, if it'll
> > get used ...
> I'm interested in it!  I might be able to contribute a bit, but
> whether that is helpful or a liability is probably up for debate;-)
> gdk-pixbuf seems to have a good base of code, why not work from there?
> I'm not sure it makes sense to rewrite all the image libs, at least
> not at first.  My vague thought was to create some kind of
> struct... maybe use unions... to attach extra data to images.
> I have a patch for gdk-pixbuf that adds a save capability for jpegs.
> Ciao,
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