[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python

Diez B. Roggisch deets at web.de
Mon Oct 30 18:19:19 CET 2006

> ...in the cases I have seen, which includes BMP, TGA, uncompressed TIFF,
> a handful of platform-specific bitmap formats, etc.,  you _always_ get
> them in RGBA order.  If the alpha channel is to be left out, then you
> get them as RGB.

Mac OS X unfortunately uses ARGB. Writing some alti-vec code remedied that for 
passing it around to the OpenCV library.

Just my $.02 


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