[Image-SIG] less disk IO

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Jan 3 11:22:14 CET 2008

Carl Karsten wrote:

> I saw some mention of that in the IM docs.  any idea why .tostring doesn't work?

the tostring method returns pixel data as a packed array, not data in an 
image interchange file format.

(tostring/fromstring is a common data interchange protocol for array-
style objects in Python; see e.g. the array module and numerical python).


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