[Digikam-devel] [Bug 129523] editing images in other programs (e.g.: gimp)

Heiner Lamprecht heiner at heiner-lamprecht.net
Wed Jun 21 21:33:50 BST 2006

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------- Additional Comments From heiner heiner-lamprecht net  2006-06-21 22:33 -------
On Wednesday 21 June 2006 22:18, Dennis Gnad wrote:
> But I was talking about how other programs could be used on the
> images in digikam in a little bit easier way, so you don't have
> to separately copy the metadata by hand afterwards, and you can't
> forget to do it.

Well, I fear, it would be difficult to monitor, wether the external 
program is still running.  And what happens, when you close digikam 
in the meanwhile?

> I anyway wasn't talking about how the versioning system could
> work, I don't exactly have a clue, but your idea seems really
> interesting, so you could have like a tree view that shows
> images, and new images which are made from the original? That
> sounds nice! Good idea!

Yes, something like this.  I don't know, how easy it would be, but I 
can imagine, that such a genealogy of images would be really cool.  
I often have different versions of an image.  The original file, a 
somehow enhanced image, an other one cropped and resized for the 
web, one printed, ...


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