On 01.10.2004 18:06:13 Clay Leeds wrote:
> Please clarify:
> As the Subject implies, Glen's original message indicated he wanted to
> remove Jimi (I understand that won't be the case now). He said nothing
> of removing JAI, and as far as I understand, FOP-1.0 will still need
> JAI for PNG support (please correct me if I'm wrong).
Nobody talks about removing JAI support.
> Will JAI be required by FOP-1.0 for PNG and also be required for some
> subformats of TIFF?
Yes, except that we can use the ImageIO API from JDK 1.4 and later.
But in the end ImageIO also uses JAI codecs to support the different
formats. We could also have another look at open source codecs to
support PNG and TIFF etc.