[Image-SIG] Problems with XpmImagePlugin.py
oudkerk at maths.man.ac.uk
Wed Jul 7 18:08:07 CEST 2004
Douglas Bagnall wrote:
> > (6) ImageColor.colormap misspells 'lightgray' as 'lightgrey'. (I
> > assume this is a misspelling since it contains 'gray', 'dimgray',
> > 'slategray',... but not 'grey', 'dimgrey', 'slategrey',...)
> AFAIK, this spelling mixture is very old and has snuck into many realms.
> Netscape borrowed XPM colours for html extensions, whence, for a
> while, they entered the CSS standard. The w3c now accepts either
> spelling for any shade of grey, but I think X may be more conservative.
But ImageColor.colormap should either stick to one spelling or include both.
(The patched version of XpmImagePlugin.py can cope with both spellings.)
BTW, I have noticed that the transparency problem goes away if instead of writing
Shouldn't .save() use the information in im.info by default, or is this intentional?
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