[Digikam-users] Beta1 for Digikam 0.10.0 ?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 18:42:39 CET 2008

2008/2/20, Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de>:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > This list of new features is impressive ! thanks for the good work.
> >
> > By the way concerning GPS, does the database (in Digikam 0.10) contains
> > a field to represent the precision of the GPS data ?
> No, we do not have this field in the database so far.
> It would be a double floating point value in meters (or degrees?), which
> can
> be regarded as expected imprecision of the longitude/latitude values (the
> correct value lies in the range longitude/latitude +/- precision).
> For GPS tags, it could be derived from the "GPS Dilution of Precision"
> value
> if available, and a constant value assumed for GPS.
> For coordinates set by Google map or Marble, it would be derived from the
> zoom
> level at setting the point.
> We could not store it in the image metadata with standard exif tags.
> The question is, do we need this, will we make use of it?
> One could argue that real GPS data is very exact, and if you set your
> coordinates yourself, do it as exactly as you want.
> Viewpoints

I vote for it if this have a scence for GPS searches..

GPS guru viewpoints are welcome here...

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