Re: [PanoToolsNG] Gigapixel editing might become painless one day
- Sacha Griffin wrote:
> So does mean we might get an HDR detail viewer in ptgui finally?It sounds like a more sophisticated implementation
> Sent from my iPad
> On Aug 20, 2011, at 8:09 PM, Christian Bloch<Blochi@...> wrote:
> Stumbled upon this new paper:
of the old "Live Picture" model (which itself became
part of the FlashPix format later on)
Developer was "HSC Software", coder was "Bruno Delean", format was
In that implementation operations were performed "live"
at a low resolution, and recorded as command sequences.
The "full" manipulation (applying the command sequence
to the hi-res) was either done in parallel
with a lag, or fully deferred, and performed
on a large off line server.
This approach is very good for filters, colour transforms etc,
(which might be considered the "power user" operations
in something like Gimp) but such for trivial localised
edits (which, of course, Gimp etc can do easily).
It never caught on, except in tiny niches.