[SciPy-dev] [Numpy-discussion] PEP 368: Standard image protocol and class

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Fri Jul 6 16:59:23 CDT 2007


What are the gains when compared to Numpy ? Numpy already supports 2D arrays
as well as matrices, and it should be enough to support images, shouldn't it


2007/7/6, Lino Mastrodomenico <l.mastrodomenico@gmail.com>:
> 2007/7/4, Bill Baxter <wbaxter@gmail.com>:
> > I think a PEP that aims to be a generic image protocol should
> > support at least 32 bit floats if not 64-bit doubles and 16 bit
> > "Half"s used by some GPUs (and supported by the OpenEXR format).
> Yes, the next version of the PEP will include float16 and float32
> versions of both the L and the RGBA modes. The float16 type is the
> IEEE 754r one, implemented in software and compatible with OpenGL and
> OpenEXR.
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> Lino Mastrodomenico
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