[Image-SIG] Patch for text chunks in PNGs

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Wed, 8 Dec 1999 16:45:01 -0500 (EST)

Fredrik Lundh writes:
>it would be great to do something about this in a
>future version of PIL, but it's still just an item on
>the (rather big) PIL wishlist...

Fair enough.  In my case, all I need is one format that supports it,
and with my patch, PNG fits the bill nicely...

>until that happens, you may prefer to do like I do:
>store the metadata *outside* the image file...

That would be doable, but it seems so much neater to embed the data
within the image file.  <shrug>

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