[Image-SIG] PIL and tiff support

Anthony Baxter Anthony Baxter <anthony@interlink.com.au>
Wed, 13 Sep 2000 23:21:30 +0000

>>> Stephan Richter wrote
> PIL does not support GROUP 3 and 4 type TIFF Images. It was brought up many 
> on the list and a wanted feature of PIL.
> Here is what I am doing: There are plenty of TIFF conversion programs that 
> will convert it to regular encoded TIFF image. Then you will be able to 
> read it with PIL.

Just be careful - it seems that a number of packages and systems out
there claim all sorts of tiff support that they don't actually really
have (at least, not entirely correctly). In particular, fax applications
such as the cisco fax support are _really_ bloody picky.


Anthony Baxter     <anthony@interlink.com.au>   
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.