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JDK-4339476 : Master list of plug-in request RFEs: *** NO VOTES PLEASE! ***

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2000-05-19
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2004-10-26
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2004-10-26
Component:
client-libs
OS:
solaris_7
Sub-Component:
javax.imageio
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P5
Resolution:
Won't Fix
Affected Versions:
1.0
Fixed Versions:

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Description
*** DO NOT VOTE FOR THIS RFE! VOTE FOR SPECIFIC FORMATS ONLY! ***

  In order to gather customer feedback on which image file formats to
prioritize, we have opened a series of RFEs, each requesting a reader or writer
plug-in for a particular format.

  By allowing Java users to cast Bug Parade votes, we hope to get a better
sense of what formats are needed.  Note that many users may require only
a reader and not a writer, or vice versa, for a particular format; for example,
a web  application might serve an archive of TIFF images, converting them
to GIF, JPEG, or PNG dynamically in order to faciliate browser access.
Such an application has no need to write TIFF or to read PNG.

  The list of RFEs is as follows:

                        Reader                  Writer

ART			4341711			4341712
BMP                     4339384                 4339462
DICOM                   4339472                 4339473
DPX/Cineon              4339395                 4339423
EXIF JPEG               4339386                 4339463
FITS                    4339393                 4339421
FlashPix                4339398                 4339411
GIF                     4339387                 4339415
JPEG                    4339385                 4339465
JPEG2000		4341620			4341708
MNG                     4339403                 4339406
NITF/BIIF               4339402                 4339466
PCX                     4339389                 4339418
Photo CD                4339469                 4339470
PNG                     4339381                 4339467
PNM                     4339383                 4339431
SGI RGB                 4339391                 4339468
Sun Raster              4339392                 4339420
TGA                     4339397                 4339424
TIFF                    4339380                 4339429
XBM                     4339388                 4339417

  Additional RFEs for formats not listed will be added if there is demand.
Send email to ###@###.### with any requests.  This RFE may be used as
a place for general discussion of the selection process.

daniel.rice@Eng 2000-05-18

                                    

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Master list of plug-in request RFEs: *** NO VOTES PLEASE! ***
                                     
2004-06-10
EVALUATION

Master list of RFE's
=============

As of version 5.0, the JDK includes the following plugins:
JPEG (r/w)
PNG  (r/w)
BMP  (r/w)
WBMP (r/w)
GIF  (read only)

As of version 1.0_01, the JAI IIO Tools package includes the following:
TIFF     (r/w)
JPEG2000 (r/w)
BMP      (r/w)
WBMP     (r/w)
RAW      (r/w)
PNM      (r/w)
JPEG     (r/w, optimized)
PNG      (r/w, optimized)
GIF      (write only)

For JDK 6.0, we are considering pulling the GIF writer into the JDK, as
well as adding support for EXIF metadata in JPEG images.  Now that we
have implemented the plugins listed above, we will be closing the RFEs
associated with plugins that have already been implemented by the JAI IIO Tools
package, as well as those that we do not intend to provide in the JDK
(in the foreseeable future).

Note that this should not discourage developers in the Java community from
collaborating with each other to produce new IIO plugins.  If your
application requires a plugin not offered by the JDK or JAI IIO Tools
package, please consider starting a new project on java.net.
###@###.### 10/26/04 22:45 GMT
                                     
0004-10-26



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