[Python-Dev] Add pure python PNG writer module to stdlib?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Sun Jun 11 04:09:08 CEST 2006

On Jun 10, 2006, at 4:35 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:

> On 6/10/06, Johann C. Rocholl <johann at rocholl.net> wrote:
> I'm working on simple module to write PNG image files in pure python.
> Adding it to the standard library would be useful for people who want
> to create images on web server installations without gd and imlib, or
> on platforms where the netpbm tools are not easily available.
> Does anybody find this idea interesting?
> Yes, although I wouldn't want an interface taking in strings but  
> something more like an iterator that returns each row which itself  
> contains int triples.  In other words more array-based than string  
> based.

Well you could easily make such strings (or a buffer object that  
could probably be used in place of a string) with the array module...


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