[Image-SIG] Future of PIL

Bob Klimek robert.klimek@grc.nasa.gov
Mon, 07 Feb 2000 14:58:02 -0500


I've been wondering this my self.


Alden Lavizzo wrote:
> I'm curious about the future development of PIL.  What are the major things
> we can expect in the next couple of years?  (e.g., Is there work towards
> version 2, and if so, what are the main features being developed?  Is it
> possible that the licensing agreement could change in future versions?)
> I remember reading somewhere that a commercial version of PIL is in
> development.  Is this the same thing as PIL Plus?  (If yes, ignore the
> following questions).  Will this replace the current, free version now
> available (as far as future development and maintenance are concerned)?
> Could I get an estimate of how much would be charged for it?
> I have these concerns because PIL is being considered for commercial use.
> How feasible this is depends on these questions.  I am aware of PIL Plus,
> and would also like to know how that fits into the equation (or if that is
> the simple answer to all these questions...).
> Thanks,
> Alden Lavizzo
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Robert B. Klimek
NASA Glenn Research Center