[R] New functions supporting GIF file format in R

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Jul 19 08:52:59 CEST 2005

>>>>> "JarekT" == Tuszynski, Jaroslaw W <JAROSLAW.W.TUSZYNSKI at saic.com>
>>>>>     on Mon, 18 Jul 2005 16:00:43 -0400 writes:

    JarekT> Hi, A minor announcement. I just added two functions
    JarekT> for reading and writing GIF files to my caTools
    JarekT> package. Input and output is in the form of standard
    JarekT> R matrices or arrays, and standard R color-maps
    JarekT> (palettes). The functions can read and write both
    JarekT> regular GIF images, as well as, multi-frame animated
    JarekT> GIFs. Most of the work is done in C level code
    JarekT> (included), so functions do not use any external
    JarekT> libraries.


    JarekT> For more info and examples go to
    JarekT> http://cran.r-project.org/doc/packages/caTools.pdf
    JarekT> <http://cran.r-project.org/doc/packages/caTools.pdf>
    JarekT> and click GIF.

Wouldn't it make sense to donate these to the 'pixmap' package
which is dedicated to such objects and has been in place for a
very long time?


More information about the R-help mailing list