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Ticket #100 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 2007-04-04T07:38:40-05:00

Last modified 2007-04-12T14:48:59-05:00

Investigate ways to minimize VisAD's dependencies on Bio-Formats packages

Reported by: curtis Owned by: curtis
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: bio-formats Severity:
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


Right now, VisAD uses several Bio-Formats utility classes, in particular ExtensionFileFilter. It really shouldn't do that, because then new Bio-Formats JARs are not easy to drop into VisAD. Update the VisAD distribution with a new (possibly scaled down) version of Bio-Formats, and eliminate usage of Bio-Formats utility classes where possible. The only hooks should be from LociForm into the ImageReader, and the other deprecated entry points.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2007-04-12T14:48:59-05:00 by curtis

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

I have rearranged and tweaked things to eliminate all unnecessary dependencies on Bio-Formats within VisAD. I have also updated VisAD to include a much more recent version of Bio-Formats (without the loci.formats.test or loci.formats.ome packages).