[Image-SIG] Large PCD image sizes and PIL

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 15:09:24 +0200

juha wrote:

> Currently PIL (v1.1) supports only small PhotoCD (=PCD) resolutions
> (=192x128, 384x256 and 768x512). Is their any on-going work to get
> bigger resolutions (=1536x1024 and 3072x2048) supported as well or are
> there some known reasons, why it wouldn't be possible ?

legal issues.

images up to 768x512 are stored as uncompressed pixel data (using a
custom colour space), but higher resolutions use a proprietary encoding