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

From: Norman Köhring <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:09:52 +0200 (CEST)

What about Meta-Data? Like with audio files, meta data can be very useful to
have. I have two proposals for this:

Hence the image format describes the exact size of image data, the meta data
could simple be attached. If the format looks like:



imgRGBA 1600 900[…data…]foo:bar;quux:baz;greeting:"hello world";

Another way would be to have an additional meta data file. It could be packed in
a TAR file together with the image data. This leads to a file like

— koehr
Received on Thu Jul 17 2014 - 12:09:52 CEST

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