There appears to be support with APR for a portable interface to common databases, namely Berkely-DB and SQL. Dzonatas Sol 18:23, 23 March 2007 (PDT)
It would be useful to get stats on current and new hardware profiles from LL to get a sense of what people are using and where the focus should lie.
I can't find it in the spec, but i think this format give the warranty that images of a given size will always have the same file size. (without RLE of course). This may help for some optimization.
Additionaly, the "developper area" of the TGA file format could be used to store some usefull information.