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

From: koneu <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:32:35 +0200

On 07/18/2014 08:28 PM, Samuel Holland wrote:
> I think it would be slightly more useful to put the number of bits
> per channel in the header instead of the string "rgba". It would allow
> more freedom in reducing the file size when color depth isn't very
> important. For example, you could do 5658 or 4444 or 6666 or 8880 (to
> omit alpha, even though currently omitting the "a" does the same). I
> can think of some cases where overlays might benefit from something
> like 1115. (There's still no real way to do monochrome.)

Why put ASCII metadata in the magic string? I don't get it.
And please align your lines next time you send an email to this list.
Received on Fri Jul 18 2014 - 20:32:35 CEST

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