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Re: imagemmagick patch 5

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: imagemmagick patch 5
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 16:23:57 -0500
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>>> it returns a raw representation of the extension data of a given (sub)image.
>> Again, what is meant by "extension" here?
> It seems the term "extension" is GIF-specific.  The GIF specification says
> that extension blocks "extend" the 87a definition to allow extensions like
> the Graphic Control Extension that specifies the animation delay time, etc.

> The parameter `count' is used in animation, but unrelated to "extension".
> Perhaps a more common term for `count' would be "metadata".

Then we should rename image-extension-data to image-metadata, I think.


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