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2003.05.05 14:09 "16bit floats", by Kai-Uwe Behrmann
2003.05.05 15:17 "Re: 16bit floats", by Axel Waggershauser
2003.05.05 15:50 "Re: 16bit floats", by Daniel McCoy
2003.05.05 20:51 "Re: 16bit floats", by Chris Cox

2003.05.05 15:50 "Re: 16bit floats", by Daniel McCoy

From: Axel Waggershauser <>

On Mon, 2003-05-05 at 16:09, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:

is here anybody who uses floats with 16bit in here/his application? I would like to read / write and to exchange images within this format with others. But I am not aware of any application wich allready reads this data type.

We are working with 16-bit float images as well but use the OpenEXR format ( It's based on a floatingpoint representation called "half" wich is used by NVIDIA in their new graphic cards as well.

Maybe, it would be possible/good/desirable to extend the set of supported types of the libtiff to include this "half" type.

Definitely all three: possible/good/desirable.