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The aiss relies on a few types being defined. In this section will explain what those types are, they are not incredibly strict, be careful to document any deviations from this standard.

data_format type
values allowed: UINT8, UINT16, UINT32, FP32, FP64, INT8, INT16, INT32
This data type is meant as a flag in the Image data structure to allow programs to correctly interpret the values of data coming from an imaging device.

This is nothing more than the old programmers trick, it is a quick way of specifying a array of 20+1 characters.

Aaron Smith 2004-03-04