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bug #57408: webread returns incorrect type and size data

Submitter:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted:  Fri 13 Dec 2019 11:49:34 PM UTC
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Fri 13 Dec 2019 11:49:34 PM UTC, original submission:  

url = 'http://heritage.stsci.edu/2007/14/images/p0714aa.jpg';
rgb = webread(url);
size (rgb)
class (rgb)

This returns a char row vector.  However, it should be a 1000x800x3 uint8 image.

If I use "imread (URL)" this works correctly.

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