Choice field for camera make and model?

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at
Mon Nov 27 06:54:32 GMT 2017


Look in this closed bug 228015. In the advanced search we now have the 
possibility to search for a specific or several lenses. The same choice field 
filled with data from the DB I would also suggest for camera make and model. 
Currently a free text field.


Am Sonntag, 26. November 2017, 22:28:10 CET schrieb Gilles Caulier:
> Hi Maik,
> If i understand, the question is about to provide a free text field to
> search camera lens model in database. Right ?
> I don't have objection. The search will provide a result with best similar
> strings found in database. As Lens string identification is a puzzle to
> extract form metadata while DB registration, i cannot see a better way to
> process).
> Note : more than one lens can be found by Exiv2 for same ID from makernotes.
> Gilles Caulier
> 2017-11-26 22:13 GMT+01:00 Maik Qualmann <metzpinguin at>:
> > Gilles,
> > 
> > I added the lens search as a choice field. What would you think if we use
> > the
> > free text fields for camera make and model as a choice field (data from
> > DB)?
> > 
> > Maik

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