Fwd: OpenSlide library inquiry
satya at cs.cmu.edu
Mon Jun 4 08:35:49 EDT 2012
As a community-driven and community-sustained project, OpenSlide
benefits from efforts such as yours.
Forwarding your email to the OpenSlide mailing list, which is the
appropriate forum for these questions and follow-up questions.
Please direct future queries and comments there so that everyone
in the OpenSlide community can learn about this work and discuss it.
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Subject: OpenSlide library inquiry
Date: Monday 04 June 2012
From: Yves Sucaet <sucaet at histogenex.com>
To: satya at cs.cmu.edu
I would like to thank you for your efforts in developing and maintaining a
project such as OpenSlide. It has been a real lifesaver for us and has
allowed us to do some really cool things over the past year.
We were recently able to recompile the OpenSlide library in a 64-bit
version (which was a challenge with all the dependencies). Would you be
interested in hosting this 64-bit version of the library and perhaps
benchmarking it for speed?
We also have some questions at this point:
* Our current generation of the 3DHistech scanner generates MRXS files
that cannot be read by OpenSlide. Examples of these files are at
* Why did you choose the OpenSeadragon viewer and not some other platform
such as e.g. Zoomify or OpenLayers?
* Do you have plans to incorporate the ZVI format as well in OpenSlide?
* Do you have experience with Leica's BigTIFF format and how does it
differ from the currently supported TIFF formats in OpenSlide?
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