Adam Goode adam at spicenitz.org
Thu Jun 21 07:31:04 EDT 2012

Yes, adding a new vendor file is exactly right. As you do this, please send
any questions and patches to the list so that we can help you do it well.


On Jun 21, 2012 6:01 AM, "Agelos Pappas" <agelos at smartcode.gr> wrote:

> Hello,
> I managed to use OpenSlide to read LEICA's .scn files, which are tiled
> BigTIFF files with JPEG compression. To achieve this, I compiled
> OpenSlide using the latest libtiff, which supports BigTIFF and also I
> had to do some modifications in openslide-vendor-generic-tiff.c. This
> was required because of the way layers are arranged in SCN files.
> So my question is, should I add a new handler for LEICA files to the
> project (so that no changes in generic tiff are required)? This would
> require modifications in openslide.c as well, to add the appropriate
> function pointers in tiff_formats[]. Could this addition be incorporated
> in OpenSlide's code repository somehow?
> Regards
> Agelos
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