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Vassal Won't Process Image Files?????

Issues with the Vassal engine.

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Re: Vassal Won't Process Image Files?????

Postby uckelman » December 13th, 2019, 8:51 pm

Thus spake Stiglr via messages:
> Indeed. I didn't think it would make a difference; I thought if it was a
> "viable" .jpg (or .png, for that matter) it would play fine with any app
> that treated such files as valid. Live and learn, eh?

It would be charitable to call Java's JPEG decoder a dumpster fire. A
better JPEG decoder---say, like libjpeg, which nearly everthing else
uses---would be able to handle a JPEG with a CMYK color profile. We
won't have this problem with VASSAL 4 when we're no longer using Java.

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Re: Vassal Won't Process Image Files?????

Postby Stiglr » January 12th, 2020, 6:00 pm

Thank you Joel, for responding to this, and taking interest!!
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