[ImageJ-devel] Naming [was: Re: [fiji-devel] RegionOfInterestCursor considered misnamed]
ctrueden at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 11 11:54:59 CDT 2010
I agree with Grant. If the design is going to change and break existing
code—which I think is fine at this stage—I would like to see a different
name than "Image" to avoid clashing with java.awt.Image.
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Grant B. Harris <gharris at mbl.edu> wrote:
> All --
> Agreed, I think it should be an interface. But, and this may ignite a
> firestorm, but (since this level of change is still in play) I'd like to
> suggest that the interface "Image" not be used. It is easily (if not
> necessarily) confused with java.awt.Image, and isn't it the case that
> imglib.Image is not an image? It is a data representation that may be
> rendered as an image or set of images or a visualization. It is analogous
> to the DataBuffer of a java.awt.Image. How about calling it an "ImageSpace"
> or better yet, a
> "MultidimensionalImageDataBufferLikeThingThatIsNotReallyAnImage" ??
> -- Grant
> On 10/11/2010 11:50 AM, Curtis Rueden wrote:
> Hi Dscho,
> Thanks, I am following fiji-devel so I did notice Steffi's message about
> Image becoming an interface. Though it is the first I've heard of it, I am
> in favor because it makes unit testing much easier. When I visit later this
> month there should be time for me to hear about the latest imglib
> developments. I would like to see us all get unified back to master
> (including sampler & maven branches), and get the ij-2.0 code using imglib
> as correctly as possible.
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 4:07 AM, Johannes Schindelin <
> Johannes.Schindelin at gmx.de> wrote:
>> I Cc:ed the ImageJ-devel group, as I fear that we are a bit segregated on
>> the imglib development, and they might not be aware of the things going on
>> As to the change in the design: I think this is a fantastic idea!
>> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Stephan Preibisch wrote:
>> > Hi guys,
>> > be aware that this cursor will become redundant soon. The plan is that
>> > Image<T> becomes an interface. From that point onwards, also ROIs are
>> > that can create their own cursors, where the most simple cases are
>> > boxes and masks which we like to support right from the start....
>> > Nice greetings,
>> > Stephan & Stephan
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: fiji-devel at googlegroups.com [mailto:fiji-devel at googlegroups.com]
>> > Behalf Of Johannes Schindelin
>> > Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 1:09 AM
>> > To: Larry Lindsey
>> > Cc: Stephan Saalfeld; fiji-devel at googlegroups.com
>> > Subject: Re: [fiji-devel] RegionOfInterestCursor considered misnamed
>> > Hi,
>> > On Tue, 4 May 2010, Larry Lindsey wrote:
>> > > On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 5:15 PM, Johannes Schindelin
>> > > <Johannes.Schindelin at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > On Tue, 4 May 2010, Stephan Saalfeld wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > >> indeed, the ROICursor is what I would call FrameCursor or
>> > > >> WindowCursor,
>> > > >
>> > > > That gave me the idea "SubImageCursor". Hmm?
>> > >
>> > > I like it. I also think that SubImageAlgorithm (or FrameAlgorithm or
>> > > WindowAlgorithm) makes more sense than ROIAlgorithm (which I named,
>> > > so am to blame ;-] ).
>> > Any progress on this?
>> > Ciao,
>> > Dscho
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