[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] RFR JDK-8168367: Table in javax.imageio package description does not mention TIFF

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Mon Oct 24 15:57:07 UTC 2016

I've poked around the Microsoft website and didn't turn up a location
I am sure we could rely on.

A top-level link to microsoft.com and some words that the format
was devised by Microsoft for Windows may be the best we can do.


On 10/24/16, 8:54 AM, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> I suspected as much. Could be that for BMP we are out of luck as there 
> is no “real” specification AFAIK.
> Brian
> On Oct 24, 2016, at 8:30 AM, Philip Race <philip.race at oracle.com 
> <mailto:philip.race at oracle.com>> wrote:
>> Do not point to wikipedia.
>> If we must point to external links we want to point to a 
>> specification in the
>> most "official" place that exists .. one maintained by the owner of 
>> that spec.
>> Strictly that even becomes a part of the SE spec. Wikipedia is not a 
>> place
>> we'd ever want to say Java SE relies on for its spec ..
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