Libvips instead of imagemagick7

Hello! I’ve seen task in 2.1 release:

  • Upgrade ImageMagick to ImageMagick7 (6 is getting old)

There are more modern libraries to process image with less CPU and memory.
Great example is libvips, and this lib has ruby gems for image processing.

Is it viable change for Discourse?

Maybe as an option if we can abstract it out, when it comes features image magick is still the best out there and most comprehensive

Have You seen?

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Yes I have, not sure we need that whole lib, we only make use of a handful of primitives