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pike.git/ANNOUNCE:102:      Pike is distributed accompanied by a set of modules, some of which are   described below.         Image - Image Processing Module      The Image module lets you perform common image manipulation and   processing operations from Pike programs. The supported operations   include cutting and pasting, scaling, rotation, linear filtering of - most kinds, rendering text, etc. All drawing uses anti-alias. Using - the Image module, you can automate jobs that would otherwise have - required tedious work in an interactive image processing program such - as Adobe PhotoShop. + most kinds, rendering text, etc. Anti-aliasing can be used when + performing any kind of drawing operation. Using the Image module, you + can automate jobs that would otherwise have required tedious work in + an interactive image processing program such as Adobe PhotoShop.      Currently, the only input format is ppm. Output formats are ppm and   gif.         Sql - Interface to SQL Databases      The SQL interface makes it possible to use common SQL databases from   within your applications. It includes support for mSQL, MySQL and   Postgres.