Yes, it's my understanding that OpenSeaDragon is basically a
work on roughly the same DZI files. But my knowledge of OpenZoom is
very limited, so take that with a grain of salt.
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Raymond Yee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks, Ed, for pointing out OpenSeaDragon -- I didn't know about it.
> I've been aware of another similar open source project:
> that makes use of Flash -- though the openzoom github repo has
> openzoom.js (https://github.com/openzoom/openzoom.js). I've used the
> Python toolkit of openzoom (https://github.com/openzoom/deepzoom.py) to
> generate tiles.
> On 1/31/12 8:59 AM, Ed Summers wrote:
>> If by digital objects you mean images we've been getting a lot of
>> mileage out of OpenSeaDragon  at the Library of Congress. You do
>> have to pre-generate the deep-zoom-files DZI  or you can implement
>> your own server side tiling code to do it on the fly.
>> As a space vs time trade off we generate tiles on the fly in
>> Chronicling America , since there are millions of newspaper page
>> images. But in the World Digital Library  we generate DZI files.
>> Chris Thatcher, one of the developers at LC has a fork of the codeplex
>> repo on GitHub , which we are applying some fixes to, since GitHub
>> is alot easier to navigate and use than Codeplex.
>> If you are curious here are some samples of the viewer in action:
>>  http://openseadragon.codeplex.com/
>>  https://github.com/openzoom/deepzoom.py
>>  http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
>>  http://wdl.org
>>  https://github.com/thatcher/openseadragon