[vtkusers] New reader for VTK - vtkMINCImageReader

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Fri Aug 18 12:50:26 EDT 2006

On 2006-08-17 18:06, David Gobbi said:

>> Is it based on MINC 1.4 or 2.0?
>> Did you collaborate with Leila Baghdadi on this?  Or is this a different
>> codebase?
>This one is brand new code, based on MINC 1.x, and it cannot read MINC 
>2.x files.
>It actually uses the netcdf libraries directly rather than using the 
>minc libraries.  I didn't really have any desire to convert the minc 
>library to CMake, or to try to convince Kitware to incorporate the minc 
>library into Utilities.
>Since VTK already includes netcdf, it seemed much easier to write a 
>reader that uses netcdf directly.

I see, that makes good sense.  I look forward to trying it out once I
get a chance!  Are there any features missing or unfortunate compromises/
omissions due to dropping down to the netcdf level?

Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada

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