[SciPy-User] Pylab - standard packages

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Sun Sep 23 10:00:50 CDT 2012

On 23 September 2012 15:44, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com> wrote:
> It has an I/O plugin framework, which can use Matplotlib / PIL / FreeImage
> when available, that's it. So without PIL or FreeImage I think the only
> thing that can be read is pngs, through MPL.

OK, I think it makes sense to include one of those, then. Can you
summarise differences between PIL & FreeImage in familiarity,
simplicity of building, how cross platform they are, what formats they
support, and anything else that seems relevant?


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