Extracting position file from new MIRAX format

Benjamin Gilbert bgilbert at cs.cmu.edu
Mon Jul 30 13:40:09 EDT 2012

On 07/29/2012 11:46 PM, John Minnie wrote:
> The openslide package already contains a python script for the purpose
> of parsing mirax data. It is called “parse-mirax.py”. However, my
> understanding of the script seems to indicate that it really just dumps
> the contents of the MIRAX data based on the already-understood layout of
> the MIRAX index file contents.

Right.  parse-mirax.py doesn't know any more about MIRAX than 
openslide-vendor-mirax.c.  If you happen to be familiar with Python, 
though, it might be easier to modify as you experiment, since it doesn't 
have to keep track of the additional state necessary for rendering tiles.

--Benjamin Gilbert

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