This Image tag registry entry is built around the notion of magic numbers. These are strings of bytes that are at a well known location in the input stream (often the start). This base class can handle the compatiblity check based on a list of Magic Numbers that correspond to your format (Some f ...
This class handles the registered Image tag handlers. These are instances of RegisteryEntry in this package. @author <a HREF="mailto:Thomas.DeWeeese@Kodak.com">Thomas DeWeese</a> @version $Id: ImageTagRegistry.java,v 1.17 2004/08/18 07:14:15 vhardy Exp $
This type of Image tag registy entry is used for most normal image file formats. You are given a markable stream and an opportunity to check if it is "compatible" if you return true then you will likely be asked to provide the decoded image next. @see MagicNumberRegistryEntry