Re: [dev] Looking for simple, alpha supporting image format

From: Lee Fallat <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:53:59 -0400

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 2:47 PM, FRIGN <> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:27:45 -0400
> Charlie Murphy <> wrote:
>> * imgRGBA (from Norman Koehring's script)
>> * imageRGBA (exactly 10 bytes)
>> * img16widhei8rgba (doesn't make sense for ASCII header)
>> * imagefile (doesn't hint about file contents)
> I personally like imgRGBA and imageRGBA, but there needs to be a hint
> that width and height are specified.
> Given I'm busy until saturday-noon, I won't be able to put my whole
> capacity on this. On Saturday though, I can really spend a lot of time
> on this topic (and I'm looking forward to it).
> Basically speaking, I'm now more of a fan of storing the width and
> height in binary form (16 or 32 bit) instead of ASCII.
> "imagefile" is also very nice. We really need to reflect on that.
Excellent. I have time to create a converter as well, but I want
suckless to agree on something final before I proceed. We also need to
decide what our intermediate format is going to be (I was thinking
bmp, because we can just slap a bmp header onto our data), unless
imagemagick provides one.
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