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Source code changes of the file "IO/FITS/FITS.pm" between
PDL-2.078.tar.gz and PDL-2.079.tar.gz

About: PDL (Perl Data Language) aims to turn perl into an efficient numerical language for scientific computing (similar to IDL and MatLab).

FITS.pm  (PDL-2.078):FITS.pm  (PDL-2.079)
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use PDL::IO::Misc; use PDL::IO::Misc;
use PDL::Exporter; use PDL::Exporter;
use PDL::Primitive; use PDL::Primitive;
use PDL::Types; use PDL::Types;
use PDL::Options; use PDL::Options;
use PDL::Bad; use PDL::Bad;
use Carp; use Carp;
=head1 NAME =head1 NAME
PDL::IO::FITS -- Simple FITS support for PDL PDL::IO::FITS - Simple FITS support for PDL
=head1 SYNOPSIS =head1 SYNOPSIS
use PDL; use PDL;
use PDL::IO::FITS; use PDL::IO::FITS;
$x = rfits('foo.fits'); # read a FITS file $x = rfits('foo.fits'); # read a FITS file
$x->wfits('bar.fits'); # write a FITS file $x->wfits('bar.fits'); # write a FITS file
=head1 DESCRIPTION =head1 DESCRIPTION
This module provides basic FITS support for PDL, in the sense of This module provides basic FITS support for PDL, in the sense of
reading and writing whole FITS files. (For more complex operations, reading and writing whole FITS files. For more complex operations,
such as prefiltering rows out of tables or performing operations on such as prefiltering rows out of tables or performing operations on
the FITS file in-place on disk), you can use the Astro::FITS::CFITSIO the FITS file in-place on disk, you can use the Astro::FITS::CFITSIO
module that is available on CPAN. module that is available on CPAN.
Basic FITS image files are supported, along with BINTABLE and IMAGE extensions. Basic FITS image files are supported, along with BINTABLE and IMAGE extensions.
ASCII Table support is planned, as are the HEASARC bintable extensions that ASCII Table support is planned, as are the HEASARC bintable extensions that
are recommended in the 1999 FITS standard. are recommended in the 1999 FITS standard.
Table support is based on hashes and named columns, rather than the Table support is based on hashes and named columns, rather than the
less convenient (but slightly more congruent) technique of perl lists less convenient (but slightly more congruent) technique of perl lists
of numbered columns. of numbered columns.
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