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

Vadim Pakhnushev vadim.pakhnushev at oracle.com
Mon Oct 24 16:10:31 UTC 2016

My go-to place for BMP spec is 
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd183391(v=vs.85).aspx which is 
where we point from JavaFX docs.


On 24.10.2016 18:57, Philip Race wrote:
> 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.
> -phil.
> 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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