Am 31.05.12, 12:16 +0200 schrieb Boudewijn Rempt:
> On Sunday 15 August 2010 Aug, marti.maria@litt... wrote:
>> Quoting Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b@gmx....>:
>>> Grepping the sources did not show a cmsFloat16Number type. Am I right in
>>> that Half is currently not supported by lcms?
>> Right, still not supported but there are plans to provide formatters
>> for that. This is the reason of using a special flag for floating
>> point data. cmsFloat16Number and cmsInt16Number would both take
>> 16 bits per component but the interpretation is completly different.
>> Will take some releases to get that, though.
> Hm... I'm starting to get really interested in this at the moment, so I'm wondering if there's any news... I've finally been experimenting in Krita with lcms2's f32 and f64 support, and it works great. But I would also like to support f16, because that's what my users tell me they really need.
OpenEXR Half is the format of choice for movie picture exchange. Support
inside lcms would bring Half to applications almost for free, with a win
in memory foot print.