tiffany 0.6.1 released

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Sat Jun 30 12:41:46 CEST 2012


Tiffany - Read/Write Multipage-Tiff with PIL without PIL
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Tiffany stands for any tiff. The tiny module solves a large set of
problems, has no dependencies and just works wherever Python works.
Tiffany was developed in the course of the *DiDoCa* project and will
always appear on PyPi.


Version 0.6.1
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This version uses the new int.from_bytes/to_bytes methods from
python3.2 and emulates them on python2.6/2.7 . This migration
was tested using pytest.

Tiffany is quite unlikely to change anymore until user requests come,
or I get better test data:


Testing with larger tiff files
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The implementation right now copies data in one big chunk. I would
like to make that better/not limited by memory. For that, I need
a tiff file that is a few megabytes big.
Can somebody please send me one?


Extending Tiffany?
------------------

I'm also thinking of

- an interface to Qt (without adding a dependency)

- a command line interface, to make tiffany into a new tiff tool,

- support for other toolkits that need to handle tiff files.

Ideas about this are most welcome.

Please let me know if this stuff works for you, and send requests to
<tismer at stackless.com> or use the links in the bitbucket website:

https://bitbucket.org/didoca/tiffany

cheers -- Chris

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