• Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.5, 2.0.0
    • Component/s: PDModel
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      Type 0 (Sampled) Functions are described in 3.9.1 of the pdf spec and basically, its cheating: there's an n-dimensional grid of values ("samples") and the function shall return these values or something in-between.

      PDFunctionType0 has two bugs:

      1) it does not do any interpolation. The function interpolate() is called several times, but only adjust values between ranges etc, not to calculate the color between 2^n samples - that part is "outputValues[i] = (outputValuesPrevious[i] + outputValuesNext[i]) / 2". The spec does not tell much, only that "Interpolation is used to determine output values from the nearest surrounding values in the sample table". I have done a linear/bilinear interpolation implementation for 1D/2D inputs. I did not do an interpolation implementation for 3D and higher, because its unclear whether this is actually used. Instead, I return random values.

      2) the sample bits are not collected correctly, the current code ignores the leftover bits when a row is done. The spec tells us "Successive values are adjacent in the bit stream; there is no padding at byte boundaries". Luckily, that one is easy to correct, three lines must be moved up. Alternatively, one might use the bit-io lib I mention in PDFBOX-615.


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            • Assignee:
              lehmi Andreas Lehmkühler
              tilman Tilman Hausherr
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