[SciPy-user] The IO library and image file formats -- compare with with PIL

Jarrod Millman millman@berkeley....
Mon Apr 21 14:44:38 CDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Travis E. Oliphant
<oliphant@enthought.com> wrote:
>  I've wanted to have native image readers in SciPy for a long time for a
>  lot of reasons (teaching being one of them so I like this approach).
>  I'd rather not have a PIL dependency to do such things.   But, that is
>  just my point of view.  So, I'm very supportive of this project generally.

+1.  I would also like to see basic image/movie readers in scipy.io
that just give you a numpy array and not a special image object.  We
should avoid depending on PIL for this.

Jarrod Millman
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