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Re: image scaling

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: image scaling
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 07:21:22 +0900

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:
> We would thus be using libpng to perform image manipulations, for
> arbitrary images and not just pngs.  The trouble is that if libpng is
> not available, all this functionality would disappear (not just for
> pngs, but also for gifs or whatever other images *are* supported).  In
> that case, how would we handle this at the Lisp interface level?

I dunno about other people, but my thought was simply to make the
interface abstract enough that we could easily use a thin wrapper around
an external library for image handling, and keep a "portable" version
(mostly, the current code) for cases when such is not available.


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