[wiki] [sites] Add section on NetPBM || FRIGN

From: <git_AT_suckless.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:37:28 +0100

commit 4ac31b05c6fa703d634a17f68a859f28c61ff660
Author: FRIGN <dev_AT_frign.de>
Date: Tue Jan 12 23:37:23 2016 +0100

    Add section on NetPBM

diff --git a/tools.suckless.org/farbfeld/index.md b/tools.suckless.org/farbfeld/index.md
index f530e00..bac761d 100644
--- a/tools.suckless.org/farbfeld/index.md
+++ b/tools.suckless.org/farbfeld/index.md
_AT_@ -65,6 +65,18 @@ libraries. The tools are just a toolbox
 to make it easy to convert between common image formats
 and farbfeld.
+### What about NetPBM?
+NetPBM is considered to be the most simple format around,
+however, there's much room for improvement.
+Functionality like alpha channels and 16-Bit color depth
+can only be achieved via extensions.
+Due to it being a textual format it also lacks the desired
+compression characteristics.
+The question you have to ask yourself is: Can I read in a
+format without consulting the manpages? If your answer is
+yes, then the format is simple enough.
 ### How does it work?
 In Farbfeld, pattern resolution is not done while
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