[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 16:34:57 UTC 2016

I think I saw that one but the weird final part of the name put me off.
For comparison here's how they reference the OpenType (font) spec :-



On 10/24/16, 9:10 AM, Vadim Pakhnushev wrote:
> 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.
> Vadim
> 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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