[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-dev] PEP 368: Standard image protocol and class

Lino Mastrodomenico l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 16:47:31 EDT 2007

2007/7/4, Bill Baxter <wbaxter at gmail.com>:
> I think a PEP that aims to be a generic image protocol should
> support at least 32 bit floats if not 64-bit doubles and 16 bit
> "Half"s used by some GPUs (and supported by the OpenEXR format).

Yes, the next version of the PEP will include float16 and float32
versions of both the L and the RGBA modes. The float16 type is the
IEEE 754r one, implemented in software and compatible with OpenGL and

Lino Mastrodomenico
E-mail: l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com

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