[Python-Dev] Standard Image and Sound classes (was: SoC proposal: multimedia library)

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Tue Mar 27 14:57:18 CEST 2007

On Tuesday 27 March 2007 11:03, Lino Mastrodomenico wrote:
> 2007/3/26, Pete Shinners <pete at shinners.org>:
> > My main question is what is the image and sound container
> > passed back to Python? This single thing along would be worth a
> > SoC if it could be implemented across all libraries.
> >
> > Will your image objects be transferrable to PIL, Pygame,
> > PyOpengl, Numpy, Pythonmagick, Pycairo, wxPython, etc? It would
> > be best if this could avoid the "fromstring/tostring" mojo that
> > always requires and extra copy of the data for each transfer.
> I agree. I withdrew my original "multimedia library" idea and
> submitted a proposal for the creation of two standard Image and
> Sound classes.

Ideally you'd hook this into the standard library's existing sound 
file handling modules.

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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