I'm very certain that there is nothing wrong with perl, not PerlMagick, but simply ImageMagick not being built for the speed that I require.
ImageMagick is an excellent piece of software and does very, very well what it was designed for - unfortunately I need something faster, which means ImageMagick minus 95% of its code (leaving only the bare TIFF code, of course).
I meant that ImageMagick would be the object to replace, rather than perl at all, in C.
How could the problem ever be in perl? It's perfect ;)
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