ANN: PIL 1.1.5 beta 2 (december 18, 2004)
fredrik.lundh at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 17:21:07 CET 2004
PIL 1.1.5 beta 2 (aka rc0) is now available from effbot.org:
(look for Imaging-1.1.5b2.tar.gz. no compiled windows versions yet;
hopefully later this week)
Visible changes in this release include:
+ Added DPI read/write support to the PNG codec. The decoder sets
the info["dpi"] attribute for PNG files with appropriate resolution
settings. The encoder uses the "dpi" option (based on code by Niki
+ Added limited support for "point" mappings from mode "I" to mode "L".
Only 16-bit values are supported (other values are clipped), the lookup
table must contain exactly 65536 entries, and the mode argument must be
set to "L".
+ Added support for Mac OS X icns files (based on code by Bob Ippolito).
+ Added "ModeFilter" support to the ImageFilter module.
+ Added support for Spider images (from William Baxter). See the
comments in PIL/SpiderImagePlugin.py for more information on this
For a list of other changes in 1.1.5, see this page:
Report bugs to the image-sig mailing list or directly to me, as usual.
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