Re: Astronomy menus: need your help

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Hello Sergio,

Sergio Pascual wrote:
> Marek, I don't see clearly the difference between "Data processing"
> and "Picture processing".

I meant that "Picture processing" includes images in any formats,
including fits or graphical pictures. "Data processing" it's more about
processing numbers.

> Furthermore,  "Picture" makes me think of jpeg or gif files.
> Astrophysicists use almost universally (with the exception of
> planetary astronomers, I think) fits[1] files and rarely refer to
> their data as pictures.  The term Image or Frame is more commonly
> used.
> Please read me well, I'm not trying to impose a given terminology, I
> only express my doubts of the
> accuracy of the words used.

I understand and I'm happy that you reacted :) What do you propose as
replacement? "Image" or "Frame"?

> Regards, Sergio
> [1]

Marek Mahut     
Fedora Project                         

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