2004.10.04 12:24 "Re: [Tiff] quad-tile", by Joris Van Damme
I had envisaged a place where a variety of "real world" images with various quirks (in spec or out of spec) could be submitted for compatibility testing. The respository might also contains some images constructed with libtiff to demonstrate use-cases of interest missing from the submitted images.
Things seem to be developing in a different direction, which is fine.
I don't know about that. I merely stated the lines along which I was thinking before this discussion popped up, and it remains to be seen how my plans evolve, since when plans next meet implementation, all sorts of things bubble up. I might end up building a testimage suite that includes the per-issue conformance-test, that is also usefull in explaining the issues, and that also includes odd user-submitted files, and/or files that illustrate the per-issue common out of spec mishaps.
Anyways, wait and work and see, is my next move. I don't plan to discuss it to death any further, so I too am gratefully stepping out of the discussion. When things start taking real shape, I'll contact Andrey and see if he has any additional use for my work.
Joris Van Damme
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