Re: [hackers] [PATCH] [sent] Quick patch to replace png with farbfeld

From: Dimitris Papastamos <>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 22:38:49 +0000

On Tue, Dec 08, 2015 at 10:31:31PM +0100, Markus Teich wrote:
> FRIGN wrote:
> > Dimitris Papastamos <> wrote:
> > > This also works with jpg and gif and others. The 2ff wrapper will use
> > > imagemagick conversion tools. This is temporary as jpg2ff and gif2ff will
> > > also be implemented.
> >
> > As a side note, the 2ff-filter can also receive png-images and already
> > automatically call png2ff when it detects a png. If you look at the 2ff
> > script, you'll notice how simple it is really.
> Heyho,
> as you guys can see from the push hook mails, I just merged the second farbfeld
> patch from Dimitris. Since case-switching in sent (the filters array) and in 2ff
> again seems kind of redundant, I would remove the filter array and regex code
> again and just call filter() on the 2ff script. Of course this only works, if
> 2ff does not go „full pipeline“ and continues to support handling one argument.

I would be inclined to keep regex matching. 2ff is a helper. One can
imagine piping gnuplot files to generate graphs.

> Another change I want to make is combining the open and read function. Then we
> would know if every image could be loaded correctly before even starting the
> presentation, which prevents erroring out right in the middle of your talk, when
> some image could not be loaded from advance().

Yes makes sense.
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