From: Darren Dale <dd55@co...> - 2006-03-01 14:04:29
On Wednesday 01 March 2006 8:50 am, Nils Wagner wrote:
> Afaik there is no support for ppm files within matplotlib.
> Is it planned to add this format to the existing formats bmp, eps, jpg,
> png, ps, svg ?
=46rom the netpbm website:
"The PPM format is a lowest common denominator color image file format.
It should be noted that this format is egregiously inefficient. It is highl=
redundant, while containing a lot of information that the human eye can't=20
even discern. Furthermore, the format allows very little information about=
the image besides basic color, which means you may have to couple a file in=
this format with other independent information to get any decent use out of=
They go on:
"However, it is very easy to write and analyze programs to process this=20
format, and that is the point."
So just out of curiosity, what is this format used for?