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1993.05.27 13:20 "modified version of xtiff.c", by Harald Lange
1993.06.21 17:51 "Re: modified version of xtiff.c", by Sam Leffler

1993.06.21 17:51 "Re: modified version of xtiff.c", by Sam Leffler

    To:      tiff@ucbvax.Berkeley.EDU
    Subject: modified version of xtiff.c
    From:    hlange@kogs26.informatik.uni-hamburg.de (Harald Lange)
    Date:    Thu, 27 May 93 15:20:53 N

    we have used xtiff (Revision 2.0 90/12/20, actual version coming with TIFF
    3.21) for displaying RGB-images (24bit) on our Sun 4/370 (32bit
    TAAC-Framebuffer) under X-Windows, but the result was not satisfying. A little
    look to the source reveal some typing errors in the index-value of the
    pixel_map variable, which we have corrected.

    Another important change is the new name for the tagfield
    TIFFTAG_TRANSFERFUNCTION, which is now called TIFFTAG_COLORRESPONSECURVE.

No.  These tags are not interchangeable--the new TransferFunction
tag requires that you use the other new colorimetry-related tags
in calculating the corrected screen pixel values.  Please look
at the appropriate appendix in the 6.0 spec.

    Beyond that we have made the following expansions to xtiff:

    1.) Show Pagenumber Tagfield if present
    2.) Consider Fillorder Tagfield

FillOrder is handled by the TIFF library, so using it to
set the bit-order of the data that you hand to the X code
is wrong--unless you are reading raw data directly from the
file (which you do not appear to be doing).

    I think it is a good idea to make this corrected version available in the
    following TIFFLibrary Distribution. I have tried to mail these bug to Dan Sears
    directly, but the mail came back, because of unknown user dbs@decwrl.dec.com

Dan&Chris Sears no longer work on Unix systems.  I include the
last version of xtiff that they provided me in the sources I
give away in the hope that someone will properly update it to
use the 6.0 tags.

	Sam