[Mono-list] Best way to implement image loaders?

J. Perkins jason@379.com
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 21:35:24 -0500

Ah, I had forgotten that Mono includes GTK. That would most certainly
be the way to go. I have never used GTK, but I would assume that they
have some standard image loading routines. I will go look into it.


Pokey the Penguin wrote:
> The other possibility is to reuse Gdk's Pixbuf loader, which is
> pluggable and can handle not only PNG, but also renders SVG and handles
> more obscure file types. It shouldn't depend on xlib or a display
> system, so it would be suitable for backend/server applications. The
> Pixbuf interface to return a byte array (which you'd probably need) has
> been discussed on gtk-sharp-list recently.