[gdal-dev] Extending nitf_spec.xml

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Tue Dec 8 02:20:47 PST 2015

Hi Brad,

> Hi,
> I use the GDAL nitf_spec.xml file
> (https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/browser/trunk/gdal/data/nitf_spec.xml) in an
> open source project (Java library:
> https://github.com/codice/imaging-nitf). I'm trying to figure out how to
> extend my library to support writing as well as reading. I try to keep the
> file the same (better for everyone, really).

I see you've added a few new TRE defs in your version. Any plan proposing them 
for GDAL too ?

> Any conceptual objections, pending a patch to that file? At this stage I
> believe that would only affect BLOCKA, CSPROA, STDIDC and USE00A.
> Note: I'm not proposing modifying gdal to actually use that fixed value,
> and I believe that it would be ignored for GDAL. I'm mainly worried about
> other users.

Looks good to me. This should be ignored 


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